Dempsey Haymon

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Funeral services for Dempsey J. Haymon, 75, of Hornbeck will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Old Anacoco Baptist Church with Bro. Wayne Chance, Bro. Alton Achord and Dr. Glenn Cooley officiating. Burial will follow in the Prewitt’s Chapel
Cemetery, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Nov. 8 and from 9 a.m. until the time of services on Nov. 9 at the church.
Dempsey, the son of Floyd and Gertie
Jeane Haymon, was born Jan. 18, 1937, at Fort Polk. He passed away on Nov. 6, 2012 in Shreveport.
Dempsey was a retired principal of Hornbeck High School. He was a lifetime church music director, 20 year volunteer of Louisiana Baptist
Disaster Relief and a 45 year Southern Baptist Church Deacon. He was an avid outdoorsman with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Wandalene.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Haymon of
Hornbeck; son, James and wife Lisa Haymon of Winnfield; daughter, Karen Haymon of Alexandria; brothers, Delmon Haymon of Anacoco and Dorman Haymon of Lafayette; and two grandchildren, Tyler and Matthew Haymon.
Pallbearers will include
Tyler Haymon, Matthew Haymon, Chad Haymon, Todd Haymon, Gene Haymon, Rodney Johnson, Royal Alexander and Wilke Richmond.
Honorary Pallbearers will include J.D. Haymon, Huel Haymon, Roy Lee Snell, Lynn Powell, George Thompson, Richard
Brooks, Joe Gay, Garland McInnis, Clyde Holloway and Brent Cosio.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home or Old Anacoco Youth Group.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Haymon
family at