John Alec Haley, 59 of Watkinsville, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. He was the son of the late Marvin and Edna Towe Haley. He was born March 24, 1954 in Buckhead. He worked for Wellington Puritan as a mechanic for many years. He was a member of Apalachee Baptist Church. He enjoyed any outdoor activity. He loved remote control cars and tinkering with machinery.

Mr. Haley is survived by his fiancé Diane Hoyt and three children Robert Alec “Bobby” Haley and Casey, Crystal Holmes Burke and David and Michael Ray Haley and Crystal; seven grandchildren, Noah, McKinsey, Benjamin and McClaine Haley, Michael Ray Jr., Joshua Peyton Haley and Landon Burke; his siblings Louise Hensler and Tony, Bubby Haley and Rebecca, Linda Webber and Brian, Ann Helriegal and Bob and Robin Lafortuna and Bill.

The family received friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at A. E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at Apalachee Baptist Church. Interment followed at Oconee Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

A.E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.