James ‘Bill’ Hayman
James William “Bill” Hayman, 59, of Waycross, died Saturday afternoon (March 7, 2015) at his residence following a brief illness.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Carroll Hayman, and his grandparents, L.D. and Mildred Griffin and Joe and Mary Hayman.
He was a graduate of Ware County High School. He formerly worked with CSX Railroad and also was an underwater welder. He owned and operated Bill’s Painting.
His joys in life, besides his children and grandchildren, were scuba diving, Indian artifact hunting, studying history and he was an avid reader. He also had a love of music and played the blues harmonica.
He attended Waycross Primitive Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.
He is survived by two daughters, Leanna Hayman, of Atlanta, and Jessica H. Smith (husband, Blake), of Blackshear; one son, Aaron Hayman, of Virginia Beach, Va.; three grandchildren, Cameron Tyre and Stella Smith, of Blackshear, and Madison Hayman, of Virginia Beach, Va.; his mother, Nona McLeod (husband, Farrell), of Waycross; two brothers, Wes Hayman (wife, Donna), of Genevie’ve, Mo., and Skip Sasser, of Waycross; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 at Miles-Odum Funeral Home.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
The family will have a memorial service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Lyman Morris Guy Sr.
Lyman Morris Guy, Sr., 84, died Saturday night (March 7, 2015) at Hospice House Satilla after an extended illness.
He was a native of Brantley County, but lived most of his life in Waycross. He served in the United States Marine Corps and retired from CSX Railroad as a car inspector and supervisor after 36 years. He was affiliated with the Baptist faith.
As a loving and devoted husband and father, he cherished many good times at Harriett’s Bluff on the Crooked River enjoying his passion of fishing.
He was the son of the late Lonnie Guy and Melissa Strickland Guy. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Guy and Edward Guy, and three sisters, Mary Thrift, Carie Thrift and Louise Guy.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Altman Guy, of Waycross; one daughter, Dalphine Spatola, of Waycross; one son, Lyman Morris Guy Jr. (wife, Joyce), of Waycross; four grandchildren, Lyman Guy III (wife, Carman), of Collins, Ga., Melissa Guy, of Waycross, Crystal White (husband, Phillip), of Blackshear, and Guy Spatola (wife, Nicole), of Waycross; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Troy Guy (wife, Betty), of Waycross; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends the hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Willene E. Turner
Willene E. Turner, 91, of Blackshear, passed away early Monday morning (March 9, 2015) at Baptist Village, following an extended illness.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear.
David Deyon Rivers
David Deyon Rivers, 34, died suddenly Sunday (March 8, 2015) in a single-car accident in Ware County.
Family and friends are being received at the family residence, 913 Oak St.
Instead of flowers, food and drinks the family is requesting donations be made to the David Kingston Rivers Fund at Heritage Bank.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.
Beverly H. Williams
A funeral for Beverly Ann Henderson Williams was held Saturday afternoon at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with Bennie Williams officiating.
Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
J.W. Goddard Sr.
A graveside service for J.W. Goddard Sr. took place Saturday afternoon in Greenlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Joe Rossman officiating.
Military rites were performed by the U.S. Army.
Serving as pallbearers were Rodger Goddard, Aaron Goddard, Kyle Gage, Corey Johnson, Michael Shuman and Gary Lind.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.