Donald Ray Hyde, age 67, of Damon, Texas passed away on December 9
th, 2014 with his family by his side.
Don was born March 3, 1947 in Lovelady, Texas to Claude & Berta Mae
Hyde. Don was an Over the Road Truck Driver for more than 47 years. Don
loved driving the open road and had many tales from his travels. He had
been completely across the USA many times and never met a stranger anywhere he went.
Don never had many hobbies, but he loved chrome, chicken lights and large
cars (big trucks). He could always be counted on to help in a time of
need. He had a big heart and a love for a good joke. After retirement,
he loved moving back to Texas and spending time with his wife, children,
grandchildren and good friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Claude Hyde and brother, Claude Hyde, Jr.
Don is survived by the love of his life, Barbara Thompson Hyde; his beloved
dog "Dixie" who you always saw with him; his mother, Berta Mae
Hyde; brothers, Marty Hyde and wife Sissy, Ronnie Hyde and wife Sherrie,
Joe Hyde and wife Gorgana; daughters, Bernadette Krause and husband Dwayne,
Donna Thorson and husband Raymond; son, Barry Hyde; grandchildren, Charles
Fink, Jr. (C.J.) and fiancé Amanda Etzler, Dustin Fink and fiancé
Jessica Humphrey, Savannah Thorson and Tyler Hyde; his best friend, Don
"Spider" Worley and wife Linda; Extended family, Lawanna Stane
and Jimmy Russell of Oklahoma, Deni McKay, Patricia Bishop, Irene Otto
and numerous Aunts, Uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and an unending
number of friends that loved him dearly.
His life will be celebrated 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 20, 2014 at his
home in Damon, Texas.
Flowers can be sent to: 1840 CR 8 Damon, Texas 77430
Cards may be mailed to: PO Box 164 Damon, Texas 77430.