He was born in the Bronx on June 24, 1940, the son of Raymond and Vivian (Keppie) Hyde.
He was married to Margaret Webster Hyde on May 5, 1962, in Chadwicks.
He spent most of his life in Morris, and was a graduate of Morris Central School, class of 1958.
He served his country for four years in the United States Air Force.
He was a general contractor and retail manager. He had a 20-year career with F.W. Woolworth Co.
He is survived by his companion, Caroline Furlong, of Morris; a daughter, Cheryl Koenig, and her husband, Mitchell, of Tequesta, Fla.; a son, Ramon Hyde and his wife, Laura, of Massena; a brother, Wesley Hyde of Denver, Colo.; and a sister, Lori Exline of Wichita, Kan.; as well as six grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his children, Michele, Michael and Colin.
Calling hours will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today, Feb. 20, 2006, at which time a funeral service will be conducted at the Johnston Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Witt Jr. officiating.
Burial will be at a later date in Hillington Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on Feb. 20, 2006.
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