Gary L. Hyde, 71 of Alcoa, TN passed away, Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, TN.
He was a native of Graham County and the son of the late Howard and Lenora Adams Hyde. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Roberta Hyde.
Gary was a retired Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served his country from July of 1970 till his honorable discharge in July of 1990.
He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Eller Hyde; sons, Steven Hyde, Brandon Cook of Alcoa, TN; daughter, Monica Cook of Alcoa, TN; brothers, Larry Hyde of Robbinsville, NC, David Adams of Ellijay, GA; sisters, Geneva Thornton of Andrews, NC, Patricia Hyde of Robbinsville, NC, and Juanita Broussard of Statesville, NC. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, April 18, 2022, at the Townson-Smith Chapel. The Reverends Bo Thomas and Mickey Stewart will officiate. Burial will follow the service at the Carver Cemetery where the US Marine Corp Funeral Honors will conduct Flag Presentation and Military Funeral Honors.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 till 2:00 pm at the Townson-Smith chapel prior to the service.
Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hyde family. An online register is available at www.townson-smithfuneralhome.com.
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