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Royce Earl Hyder

November 27, 1951 ~ May 18, 2021 (age 69)


Birthplace:       Longview (Gregg County), Texas 

Date of Birth:   November 27, 1951

Parents:           Artis Thurmond (deceased)

                        Bobbie Ray Hyder (deceased)


Education:        Longview Public Schools

                        Graduated with the Class of 1970

                        Attended Prairie View A+M University


Church:            He joined St. John Baptist Church at an early age. Later in life became a member of West Loop 281 Church of Christ.


Marriage:         United in Holy Matrimony to Gwendolyn Davis on August 16, 1975 (deceased)


Work:               At &T and Eastman Chemical Comp.


Departure:       Thursday, May 18, 2021 at 11:30 p.m.

                        Longview Hill Nursing Home


Siblings:           Shirley Hyder (deceased)

                        Darlene Floyd (deceased)



He leaves to cherish his memories: two daughters, NaResha Hyder of Hempstead, TX and Chanelle Hyder of Longview, TX; 3 grandchildren, Kam’rin Head, Kailey and Kaylen McDade; 3 sisters, Dollye Horne and Hilda Hyder of Longview, TX and Yolita Hyder of Tyler, TX; one brother, James Hyder of Waco, TX; 4 nieces, 7 nephews, and 4 aunts, numerous cousins, a close friend, Gerrard Coleman and a host of other close relatives and friends. 


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May 21, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rosewood Memorial Funeral Home
401 N. 5th Street
Longview, TX 75601

Funeral Service
May 22, 2021

1:00 PM
West Loop 281 Church Of Christ
4408 W. Loop 281
Longview, TX 75604

Interment following funeral service
May 22, 2021

Grace Hill Cemetery
601 W Marshall Ave
Longview, TX 75601

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