Bill Ray Hyatt
Bill Ray Hyatt, 75, of Gaston, South Carolina passed away January 3, 2018 at WJB Dorn VA Medical Center Columbia, South Carolina. He was born on January 24, 1942 in Dillon, South Carolina to the late Bruce and Leila (Hucks) Hyatt. A proud United States Navy Veteran, Bill served honorably during the Korean War. When he was not working, Bill enjoyed gardening and cultivating plants. He was very knowledgeable on many subjects and had a wonderful sense of humor. Bill also enjoyed quite times fishing on the lake. He will be missed by those he loved and those that loved him.
Bill is survived by children: Darin Hyatt of California, Michelle Hyatt of Rock Hill SC, Leila Hyatt of Rock Hill SC and Bill H. Hyatt of Gaston SC, his grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Bill also leaves behind his sisters Betty Hyatt Worden of Chester VA, Patsy Hyatt Taylor of Savannah GA, Lois Hyatt Goforth of Lexington SC, and Nancy Hyatt Freeman (Donald) of West Columbia SC.
He was preceded in death by a sister: Virginia H. Martin and brothers: Robert B. Hyatt and Jerry E. Hyatt
The family will receive friends on Sunday,, January 7, 2017 from 2 PM until 4 PM at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington, 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington SC 29073. A private graveside service will be held at Southland Memorial Gardens, 700 West Dunbar Road, West Columbia SC, 29170 on Monday, January 8, 2017 with Bill Worden officiating.