J. HAMPTON HYDER Jr, 81, of Hendersonville, died Sunday, May 2,2010, at the Elizabeth House. He was a native of Henderson County, but had lived in Ft. Lauderdale, FL for 31 years. He was a son of the late J. Hampton Hyder, Sr, and Selina Justice Hyder. He was a member of Living Water Baptist Church, and a retired self-employed grading contractor. He was preceded in death by 9 siblings.
May 2, 2010, our loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went home to be with his Lord and Savior. Though we are left behind, you can be assured that we will carry on his legacy of love, caring and strength. The many lives he has touched have surely been blessed.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Ruth Newman Hyder; a daughter Theresa Case, of Hendersonville; a son Wayne Hyder and his wife Tamara of Hendersonville; 3 grandchildren, Amanda Justus and husband Michael, Jason Hyder and wife Kathy, and Tara Eldridge and husband Justin, 3 great-grandchildren, Hannah Browning, Alayna Justus and Alexis Hyder.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 -2010, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with the Revs. Mike Stewart and Mike Smith officiating. No formal visitation is planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd, Flat Rock, NC 28731.