He was born January 12, 1934 to John and Essie (Quarles) Hyde. He and his wife, Mary Jo moved to Altus from College Park, Maryland in 2005. Mr. Hyde had been a printer for the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing for over 35 years before his retirement. He had many interesting stories and pieces of memorabilia that he enjoyed sharing with others. He was a member of the "McDonald"s Coffee Club" and will leave behind many cherished friends from that group.
Forrest is lovingly survived by his wife, Mary Jo of the home; three children, Michael Hyde and wife Judith Matthews of Ft. Worth, TX, Ronald Hyde and wife Shirley of College Park, Maryland and Dr. Pamela Hyde and husband Christopher Riffle of Altus, OK; one sister and brother-in-law, Francis and Bill Ward of Lithia Springs, Georgia; and by five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services for Forrest Hyde will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at the Centennial Memorial at Altus City Cemetery with Chaplain Sue Smaaland officiating. Lowell-Tims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive guests on Monday evening from 6:30 " 8:00 pm at the Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.
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