OBITUARY

Clarence Norris Hyde

October 13, 1946March 12, 2019
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Clarence Norris Hyde, 72, Columbia, MO, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at his home near Eldon, MO.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Phil Dooley officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Clarence was born on October 13, 1946 in Columbia, MO the son of Tilford and Edith (Melloway) Hyde who preceded him in death. He was married in 1966 in Columbia, MO to Cheryl Vandeventer; he then was married to Nancy Sexton in 1974. Clarence graduated from Hickman High School in 1964 and worked for Drive-Ateria restaurant, The Pancake House, KFC, Dunkin Donuts and Shorty’s Fried Chicken before retiring as the manager of the KFC in Mexico, Missouri. He enjoyed old cars, NASCAR and even participated in several demolition derbies at the Boone County Fair in the 1980’s. He was also a member of a pit crew for a racing team in the 1970’s.

Survivors include: three children, Jerry Hyde (Cyndi) of Columbia, MO, Stacey Hyde (Darrell Bond) of Holt’s Summit, MO and Tammy Stanford (Tim) of St. Augustine, FL; two brothers, Cecil Hyde (Faye) of Benton, AR and Harley Hyde (Judy) of Columbia, MO; one sister, Helen Merritt (Rolla) of Harrisburg, MO; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Beatrice Voyles, one brother, David Hyde Sr. and long time friend Sherry Pratt.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202.

  • FAMILY

  • Survivors include: three children, Jerry Hyde (Cyndi) of Columbia, MO, Stacey Hyde (Darrell Bond) of Holt’s Summit, MO and Tammy Stanford (Tim) of St. Augustine, FL; two brothers, Cecil Hyde (Faye) of Benton, AR and Harley Hyde (Judy) of Columbia, MO; one sister, Helen Merritt (Rolla) of Harrisburg, MO; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Zachary Horn
  • Ryan Nilges
  • Joshua Hyde
  • David Hyde Jr.
  • Jimmy McDevitt
  • Mike Pauley
  • DONATIONS

  • Second Chance Animal Shelter

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 16, 2019
REMEMBERING

Clarence Norris Hyde

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Chris Pratt

March 13, 2019

He is one of the best people I have ever had in my life. A role model and all around good person. I couldn't have asked for a better man to teach me all that you have. I will never forget you, Grandpa. I love you.

Lance Bock

March 13, 2019

My grandpa was a amazing man who loved his cars and I can remember coming home from school and getting picked up in his red corvette my grandpa was so happy when I told him about exciting things in life like the time I told him about his newest great grand baby was always a encouragement and I loved him very much miss you more every day

Jennie Hyde Thomas

March 13, 2019

A wonderful man who will be greatly missed.

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