Patrick “Pat” Hyder

Published 4:50 pm Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Patrick “Pat” Hyder, 54, of Telford, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mr. Hyder was born in Carter County. He was the son of Carmon Ray and Caroline Sue Calloway Hyder, Johnson City.
He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Patrick graduated from Happy Valley High School in 1981 and attended ETSU. He worked at NCI building system in Elizabethton. He was a member of Betsy Town Fife & Drum Corp. He enjoyed kayaking, camping and model building but most of all loved being with his family. He could build and paint anything and loved to talk. He was a member of West Carter County Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Dallas and Mosella Calloway; paternal grandparents, Vance and Ethel Hyder; uncles, Tony Hyder and Bud Hyder; mother-in-law, Genevieve “Jan” Rodifer; and a brother-in-law, Ed Rodifer.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife of 30 years, Kimberly Rodifer Hyder, Telford; daughter, Kelly Hyder Casteel and husband Franky, Jonesborough; son, Joshua Patrick Hyder, Jonesborough; father-in-law, John Rodifer; grandchildren, Kaden Casteel and Owen Casteel; brothers and sisters, Tim Hyder (Lisa), Alecia Hyder (Roland) and Chris Hyder (Beth); brothers and sisters-in-law, Bev Wairich (Bill), John Rodifer Jr. (Linda), Jane Rodifer, Jason Rodifer (Lauralyn) and Debbie Harbach; uncle, Dallas Calloway (Lou); aunts, Diane Elliott, Brenda Hyder and Jeane Hyder; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Beaver officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Interment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at Peoples Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh Hyder, Tim Hyder, Chris Hyder, Franky Casteel, Jason Rodifer, Johnny Rodifer, Caleb Hyder, Gary Jenkins, Rusty Edens, Robert Timbs, Skyler Campbell, Chet Bageant and Steve Hicks. Condolences may be sent to the Hyder family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, (423) 753-3821.

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