Andy A. Haney, age 29, died Saturday, April 21, 2007 in Nashville, TN. He collapsed after finishing an eleven mile marathon and was unable to be revived. He was born at DeKalb General Hospital on January 18, 1978 and was raised in Lawrenceville, GA. He leaves behind his Parents: Billie and Mary Campbell Haney of Lawrenceville, GA; Maternal Grandfather: Louis Campbell of Stone Mountain, GA; Sister & Brother-in-law: Sharon and Jason Golden of Suwanee, GA; Brother & Sister-in-law: Brad and Farrah Haney of Lawrenceville, GA; Four Nieces: Abby and Caroline Golden of Suwanee, GA, Ansley and Briley Haney of Lawrenceville, GA. Andy also leaves behind his many friends who loved him, including a special friend, Alicon Lee of Nashville, TN. After graduating from Central Gwinnett High School in 1996, Andy joined the military and completed his Basic Training at Ford Leonard Wood, Missouri. He then graduated from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA as an Arabic Translator. He completed his Air Borne Training in Fort Benning, GA. He graduated from the Medical Specialist Course at Fort Sam Houston, TX and the Special Forces Qualification Course at Fort Bragg, NC. Upon graduation from the Special Forces Medical Sergeants Course, Andy was assigned to 1st Battalion 5th Special Forces group and was based in Fort Campbell, KY. He served 2 tours of duty in Iraq with Operational Detachment Alpha 533. Andy received many military awards. Among them: Army Commendation Medal - 3 Oak Leaf Clusters with V Device, twice received the Army Achievement Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, twice received Army Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Noncommissioned Officer's Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 2, NATO Medal, Army Service Ribbon, twice received Overseas Service Bar, Combat Medical Badge, and Parachutist Badge. At the time of his death, he was a member of the Special Forces Reserve Unit in AL. His rank was Sergeant 1st Class E7. He was attending Nashville State Technical Community College-Tennessee Technological University. Andy was planning to test in the upcoming week to become a member of the City of Nashville, TN Fire Department. Andy had many friends and always brought a sense of humor to any situation. He lived his life to the fullest. He enjoyed traveling, was an avid runner and was a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed. A Celebration Service of Andy's Life will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at 1:00 o'clock at the First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville with Dr. Lamar Holley and Rev. William C. Corley, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park with Full Military Honors. The family will receive friends and guests on Tuesday from 2PM-4PM and 6PM-9PM. Those desiring may make contributions to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, P.O. Box 13483, Tampa, FL 33681-3483 or donate online @: in Memory of Andy A. Haney. Arrangements are being handled by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, .