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Ed Haymans

September 17, 1939 — June 22, 2018

Mr. Edward “Ed” Lenox Haymans died unexpectedly in St. Vincent’s Hospital on June 22nd, 2018 in Jacksonville, FL, at the age of 78.

Ed is survived by his wife Susan “Susie” Braswell Haymans; daughter, Cathy Haymans Wolters (Jeffery) of Ellijay, GA; step-daughter, Brynn Grant Feathers (Tim) of Savannah, GA; step-sons, Jeff and Matthew Grant; granddaughters, Caila Perry Hart (James), Sydney Victoria Perry, and Taylor Dawn Wolters; grandson Edward “Trey” Lenox Haymans III (Heather); great-grandchildren, Emily, Brayden, and a granddaughter on the way. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Henry Oakland Haymans of Fleming, GA, and his son Edward “Eddie” Lenox Haymans, Jr. (widow, Kim) of Columbus, GA.

Ed was born on September 17th, 1939, in Fleming, GA, to Henry Oakland Haymans and Nathleen Coffer Haymans. He graduated from Bradwell High School in 1957, attended Brewton Parker College, and studied Business at Georgia Southern University. Ed was proud to be instrumental in promoting Georgia Southern Athletics. He married Susan “Susie” Braswell Haymans in February of 1992. He was employed with Coastal Utilities for 38 years and retired as the Administrative Vice President and Controller.

Ed believed in giving back to the community and dedicated his time over the years to the following: The Hospital Authority (served several years, Chairman 2 years), Southern Booster Club, Harvey Overton Booster’s Club (served as President 1 year), Bryant Foundation (served as President), Peach State Chapter (ITPA president 1 year), Hinesville Jaycees, Liberty County Farm Bureau (board), and Sutherland Buff H.O.A. (board member).

In addition to serving his community, he had many hobbies which included riding horses, fishing, golf, and coaching little league.  He was an active and dedicated member of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Fleming, GA, with Reverend Janet Odegaard and Reverend Bill Lee officiating   All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ed’s life.

Pallbearers will be Gerald DeLoach, Ronny Waller, Sidney Miles, Alfred Woods, Moe Gill, Jimmy Martin, Jeff Mobley, and David Rogers.  Ed’s special friends, M.L. Coffer, the late Don Martin, and Jimmy Mobley will be represented by their sons and son-in-law. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Mt. Olivet Building Fund, 667 Mt Olivet Church Rd, Fleming, GA 31309. Online condolences may be made at

The family would like to thank Intrepid Home Health Care & Coastal Home Care for their outstanding efforts and dedication during his brief illness.

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