September 20, 2012

(10/18/1940 - 9/22/2012)

Larry Keith Hyde, Sr., 71, of New London and formerly of Danville, died Saturday, September 22, 2012 at his home.

Mr. Hyde was born October 18, 1940 in Memphis, Missouri, the son of Virgil Morton and Helen Myrtle Skyles Hyde. On June 12, 1960, he married Kathryn Faye Dalton in Brock, Missouri. He was a lifelong farmer and after retiring he worked with heavy equipment and did bulldozing and excavating. He was a member of Brock Methodist Church in Missouri. He enjoyed woodworking and caning chairs, going to the casino, and being outdoors. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren and their sporting events.

He is survived by his wife of New London; two sons, L. Keith (Janice) Hyde, Jr. of Fairfield, and Terry Hyde of Mt. Union; one daughter, Diane (Kendal) Rice of Danville; five grandchildren and one great-grandson; and one brother, Maurice (Norma) Hyde of Eldora. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Howard, and another brother, Gerald in infancy.

Private family graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 in Long Creek Cemetery. Pastor Dan Buck will officiate. A memorial has been established.

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