Meredith Randal “Randy” Hyder

Published 10:03 am Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Meredith Randal “Randy” Hyder, 61, of Watauga, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born September 9, 1957 in Elizabethton.
Randy was a 1975 graduate of Happy Valley High School and was employed as a millwright. He was a member of Slagle’s United Methodist Church.
Randy loved working with wood, was a NASCAR Fan and an avid UT Vols Fan.
He was preceded in death by his father, Worley Hyder, in 1998, and his father-in-law, Kyle Hyder.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Diane Hyder; his mother, Jane Morton Hyder, Elizabethton; his brother, Calvin Hyder and friend Robyn, Johnson City; a sister, Lawana (Tony) Slagle, Elizabethton; five nieces; his uncle and aunt, Jack and Kathy Morton; a special cousin, Dennis and Kay Geisler; his mother-in-law, Eddie Hyder; and his brother-in-law, Jeff Hyder and fiancée Misty.
Funeral services for Meredith Randal “Randy” Hyder will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lu Crandall and Rev. Mike Berry officiating. The Eulogy will be given by Joey Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Calvin Hyder, Mike Bellamy, Joey Campbell, Paul Debter, Tim Hilton, Harley Horton, Randy Miller and Jeff Hyder. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at his residence. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hyder family.

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