Horace Edward Hartsell, age 86, passed away June 29, 2022. Ed was born October 14, 1935 in Haynesville, Louisiana, one of the ten children born to Shady Bradford Hartsell and Nicie Sue Davis Hartsell. He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Master’s degree in Education and by 1970 he went on to graduate from Auburn University with his P.H.D. in Education. He was an avid Rose gardener and a Pilot who loved to fly. For over 30 years, Ed served as President for numerous colleges. He was also a Weatherman and Radio Announcer. Throughout his travels, Ed never met a stranger, and if he did, they were not a stranger for long.