Ronald W. Hyde, age 81, of Woodstock, passed away on March 11, 2022 in Barrington with his loving family by his side.
He was born on February 19, 1941 in Eddyville, Ky, the son of George and Julia (Dycus) Hyde.
In 1956 he moved to Woodstock with his family. In 1958 he started dating Carol Carlstrom and they became high school sweethearts. They married four years later on July 7, 1962. They would have celebrated 60 years of marriage this year. He was a supervisor at Woodstock Die Cast until it closed. He then worked at HS Crocker until his retirement in 2008.
He loved to fish and spent many times with his family in Wisconsin and Minnesota fishing. He was a Boy Scout leader with his brother Denny in troop 167 for several years. Ron was also very artistic, his most proud accomplishment was decorating prize winning pumpkins for his kids and grandkids and they would win 1st place in the contests. To his grandchildren he was Papa Ronnie. Lauren and Jake named him Superman.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Steve (Kip) Hyde, Michelle (Dave) Hammer and Melissa Krause; grandchildren and his pride and joy, Lauren Hammer, Jacob Hammer and Emma Krause; brothers, Donald (Connie) Hyde, Dennis (Debbie) Hyde and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and in-laws Art and Emma Carlston
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 16 2022 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Schneider Leucht Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home 1211 N Seminary Ave Woodstock IL 60098. The Visitation will continue on Thursday, March 17, 2022 from 10:00 am until the Funeral Service at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in the McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in his name can be made to American Cancer Society.
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American Cancer Society
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