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Eddie Hyde Jr., age 68, of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Baptist Health of Jacksonville, Florida. He was the son of the late Clarence Edward Hyde Sr. and Edith (Kerns) Hyde, born to them on Feb. 7, 1949 in Norton, Virginia.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister: Jackie Parks, and one brother: Gerald Hyde, and one grandson: Ollie Hyde.
Eddie was Director of Inventory Acquisition and Remarketing for Legacy Automotive Network and Past and Present Exalted Ruler of the Tri-County Elk's Lodge #2826. A member of the Kentucky National Guard, and was a member of First Baptist of Corbin.
He is survived by his wife, Tina (Waddle) Hyde, of Corbin; his daughter, Missy Reid and husband Tommy, of London; four sons: Edward Hyde and wife Karen, of London, Austin Hyde and wife Amanda, Thomas Hyde and Jesse Hyde, all of Corbin; two sisters: Janice Barnes and husband Ed, of Cannon, and Sally Hughes and husband Rick, of Corbin; nine grandchildren: Mitchell Frederick, Kenton Frederick, Ashton Kearns, Ryan Cornett, Zack Cornett, Gabe Hyde, Brayden Hyde, Hannah Hyde and Allie Hill; two great-grandchildren: Hayden Grace Cornett and Gavin Cornett; mother-in-law: Pat Waddle, of Corbin; and a brother-in-law: Creston Waddle and wife Becky, of Corbin. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be held 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating, burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, with Jay Fleenor, Earl Johnson, Mike Kersey, B.G. Hutton, Rich Taylor, Lawrence Rose, Mike Wilson and Tom Adkins serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the hour of service at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Kids with Cancer, Tri-County Elk's Lodge # 2826, 207 N. Main St., Corbin, KY 40701.
O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
Published on April 24, 2017
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