William "Bill" C. Hyde, 93, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle, IN.
Bill was born in Gary, IN, on April 25, 1927 to Frank and Aletha (Quinn) Hyde.
On September 1, 1951, Bill married Marcella Yurchak, who preceded him in death.
On February 17, 2003, he married Elaine Quirk, who survives. Also surviving are his daughters, Peggy (Dave) Dew of La Porte, Susan (Tim) Topa of Sebring, FL, Amy (Tom) Campbell of Melbourne, FL, and Pam (Cory) Dunn of Albany, OR; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Pat Kepchar of Highland, IN; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition, he is survived by Elaine's family of whom he had grown very fond and were of much support.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 4 brothers; son, William Quinn Hyde; and great-granddaughter, Jasmine Morris.
A World War II veteran, Bill proudly served his country in the US Navy. He loved the dairy business, having worked many years for Bowman Dairy in Gary, Lenick's Dairy in La Porte, and retired as a Sales Manager from Scholl Dairy in Michigan City. Bill was an avid reader, but his passion was baseball, particularly Chicago Cubs baseball. Over the years, Bill coached many different leagues of youth baseball. He also was passionate about and a lifelong fan of Notre Dame football.
Cremation has taken place. Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center will be overseeing the Mass and graveside services, dates and time yet to be determined.
Memorial contributions may be directed to The American Red Cross of La Porte County, 113 Warren Rd., Michigan City, IN 46360 or charity of choice.
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