HAYMAN, Sheldon L. age 85, of Milford, DE passed away on October 29, 2022 at the Delaware Hospice Center. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Bettie Hayman, son Glenn Hayman (Susan), step children Terri McLaughlin and James Turner, brother Jerry Hayman and sister Sandra Foy (nee Hayman) and numerous nieces and nephews. Sheldon was preceded in death by his parents, Thurman and Bernice Hayman, brother Dallas Hayman and stepson Billy Turner.
Sheldon was born in Milford to Thurman and Bernice Hayman and spent most of his life in Harrington, DE. He attended Greenwood High School and remained a member of the Greenwood High School Alumni Association throughout his life.
In his adult life, Sheldon worked at Taylors Hardware in Harrington for over 40 years. He also enjoyed basketball and was a basketball referee with Board 29 for schools and colleges in the Delmarva area for over 45 years. In addition, Sheldon was a member of The Harrington Moose Lodge for 47 years. In most recent years, Sheldon could often be found spending time with friends at Grottos in Milford.
The family expresses extreme gratitude to Bayhealth Sussex Campus and Delaware Hospice for their compassionate care of Sheldon in his final days.
The family will have a private burial, however, a Celebration of Life for Sheldon will be forthcoming at a later date. In honor of Sheldon’s life, you may wish to make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association in his name.