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Walter C. Hyde
Bedford, PA Walter C. Hyde, 98, of Bedford died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Colonial Courtyard.
He was born January 13, 1915, in Manns Choice, PA; a son of the late Calvin and Carrie (Holler) Hyde. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Belle (Gooden) Hyde; sons, William C. Hyde and Harry W. Hyde; and an infant daughter, Esther Mae Hyde; a grandson, Scott Hyde; brothers, Paul, Homer and Ross Hyde.
Survived by a son, Daniel W. Hyde and wife Marsha of Richardson, TX; a daughter, Phyllis D. Helmick and husband Roy of Davis, West Virginia; daughters-in-law, Kay Hyde of Bedford, Kathy Hyde of Denver, CO; 14 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; a brother, Ray Hyde of Manns Choice; sisters, Thelma Casebeer of Somerset, Edith Ellifritz of WV, Margaret Burkett and husband Eugene of Akron, OH; and many nieces and nephews.
Walter was a carpenter; he also worked for the State of Pennsylvania as a concrete inspector. He was a truck driver and also drove ambulance on the turnpike. He was a caretaker of Dry Ridge Cemetery for many years and a life member of the Trinity United Church of Christ. He enjoyed the outdoors and was a member of Rocky Ridge Hunting Club.
Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at Trinity United Church of Christ, Glade Pike, Manns Choice, on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow at Dry Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grane Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zeiglerfuneralhome.com.