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Paul Edward Hyde

October 7, 1953 ~ July 17, 2022 (age 68)

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Paul Edward Hyde, age 68, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday July 17, 2022, after suffering a stroke at Life Care Center of Hixson

He was born October 7, 1953 in Monett, MO to Paul N Hyde and Peggy Adkins Hyde.

Paul graduated from Chattanooga Central High School where he played the trumpet in the band. He graduated in the class of 1972.

He attended UTC and graduated from the Chattanooga Electrical Apprenticeship school, where he was #1 in his class.

Paul worked for his father at McKenzie Electric Co where he helped wire Sequoya Nuclear Plant and later through the IBEW Local 175. He was very proud of being an electrician with the IBEW.

He had a genius IQ and received many educational awards including the Science Award in 9th grade.

He attended Bartlebaugh Baptist Church with his family where he was in the RA's and the DeMolays. He was in the Boy Scouts.

Paul Edward is predeceased by his parents, his maternal grandparents, Warner and Elda Edwards Adkins and paternal grandparents, Lemuel S and Nellie Gregory Hyde and his sister, Deborah Hyde Humble.

He is survived by his sister, Arlien (Robin) Ryan; brother, Stephen (Charise) Hyde both of Chattanoga. Nieces, Jennifer (Brent) Hemstreet, Rachel Logan, Scarlett (John) Blackmon, Dana (Darel Bellomy), Ashley Humble and Megan Humble. Nephew, Zach (Hollie) Ryan. His ex-wife and best friend, Alice Lesley Leroy, ex-mother-in-law, Barbara Lesley; ex-father-in-law, Bryson Lesley, ex-brothers-in-law, John Lesley and Gene (Stephanie) Lesley; ten great-nieces and six great-nephews, five aunts, one uncle and twenty-seven cousins.

Paul was a people person and enjoyed engaging in intellectual conversations.

He liked music, playing his guitar and singing.

Paul was an avid Alabama Football Fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR.

He was a prankster and played April Fools jokes on everyone including his mother.

Visitation will be this Saturday July 23 at Bartlebaugh Baptist Church, 6129 Champion Rd, Chattanooga, TN, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brother Marvin Kirkpatrick will conduct the service in the church at 1 p.m. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, 5401 Hwy 153, Hixson, TN.

Stephen Hyde, David Hyde, John Blackmon, Zach Ryan, Steve Conway and John Lesley will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Bartlebaugh Baptist Church or the Disabled American Veterans, Robert Loveday Chapter 6, 619 Memorial Drive, Red Bank, TN 37415.

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July 23, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bartlebaugh Baptist Church
6129 Champion Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37416

Funeral Service
July 23, 2022

1:00 PM
Bartlebaugh Baptist Church
6129 Champion Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37416

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