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Clyde Hyder, 78

Clyde Hyder, 78

Our beloved husband, dad and papaw, Clyde Hyder, 78, of Hendersonville, went home to be with his Lord, Monday, August 27, 2012. He will be missed here but the family knows he is in Heaven shouting. He is having a Heavenly reunion.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Malcolm and Alice Stepp Hyder and his siblings, Hoover, Clarence, Manson, Leonard, Hansel, Erna, Lois and Suzie.
He was a heavy equipment operator and an apple farmer and loved his Case and Deutz tractors.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Sue Jackson Hyder; one son, Rocky Hyder and wife Debbie of Hendersonville; one daughter, Linda Owenby and husband Frank of Hendersonville; two brothers, Julian Hyder and Glenn Hyder, both of Hendersonville; three granddaughters, Celena Brown and husband Mike, Stephanie Gilbert and husband Ian and Alicen Doll and husband Michael, all of Hendersonville; a grandson, Casey Owenby and wife Krissy of Hendersonville and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Sugarloaf Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Garren and Rev. Michael Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Thursday in the church from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and at other times will be at the home.
Donations can be made to Sugarloaf Baptist Church, 3146 Ridge Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or the Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.