Walter Y. Haynie, 86, of Georgetown, formerly of Lampasas, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022.
Services will be held at Sneed-Carnley Funeral Chapel on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 10 am with a visitation an hour prior. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Walter was born on July 8, 1936, in Lampasas to Walter W. and Ruth Haynie. He was raised in Lampasas and graduated from Lampasas High School. During his time at Lampasas, Walter was a star football player. After high school, he attended a year at the University of Texas in Austin before moving to McGregor to work. In McGregor, he met Carolyn Fisk, and soon after they married. They moved to Lampasas where they raised their family and Walter ran a business called Haynie Wholesale for 26 years. Walter was very involved in the Lampasas Community and was a member of the Badger Booster Club and served on the Spring Ho Committee for a few years. He was an avid golfer and you could find him on the Hancock Golf Course pretty regularly. Walter was also a member of First Street Church of Christ for many years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather that never met a stranger and did not have a mean bone in his body and he will be dearly missed.
Walter was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Carolyn Haynie; sons, Barry Haynie, and wife, Lisa, Bryan Haynie and wife, Vickie; daughters, Cara Haynie, and Carla Shaffer; grandchildren, Jennifer Dunford, Jordan Haynie, Taylor Haynie, Sarah Haynie, Alex Pena, Roman Brown, Reilley Shaffer; great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Bennett, Amelia, Michael, and Isabella.