Henry W. Ivemeyer, Jr., 84, of Fitzgerald, Georgia, died Monday, January 18, 2021, at his residence.
Graveside memorial services will be held 2 PM, Friday, January 22, 2021, at Arbor Cemetery in Ben Hill County, with the Rev. Bobby Nasworthy officiating.
Mr. Ivemeyer was born November 1, 1936, in Fitzgerald, Georgia, to the late Henry William & Nellie Elizabeth Batten Ivemeyer. He was a 1955 graduate of Fitzgerald High School. Mr. Ivemeyer served his country honorably in the United States Coast Guard. He was a lifelong farmer and drove a school bus in Ben Hill County for 29 years. He enjoyed fishing and camping as well as traveling with his wife; together they had visited every state in the Union but Hawaii. He was a member of Arbor Baptist Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Donna Hair of Oakwood; son, Henry W. Ivemeyer, III & Martha of Fitzgerald; grandchildren: Brittani Elizabeth Brown & Shema of Tifton and Payton Daniel Walker & Tara of La Porte, Texas; a great-granddaughter, Maya Hopper. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Donnette Freeman Ivemeyer; and a brother, Allan Craig Ivemeyer.
The family suggests those desiring to send memorials may send them to Arbor Baptist Church Building Fund, 1137 North Merrimac Drive Extension, Fitzgerald GA 31750.