April 24, 1926 ~ January 19, 2007

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Billy Love Hyatt, 80, of 58 Sluder Branch Rd., Candler, died on Friday, January 19, 2007, at the VA Medical Center. A native of Buncombe County, Mr. Hyatt was a son of the late Mrs. Reno Hyatt. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Stockton. Mr. Hyatt worked at American Enka Corp. and retired as a bus driver in 2001. He was also a US Army veteran. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Hyatt is survived by his wife, Betty Plemmons Hyatt; daughter, Marlene Williams, of Johnson City, TN; sons, Don and Billy Hyatt, both of Candler; step-daughter, Kathy Dawson; step-son, Benny Plemmons; eight grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with the Rev. Roy Houston officiating. Burial will follow at New Morgan Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. His family will receive friends from 7-9:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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  1. This is one of the most honest person I have ever know.I have thanked him so often for looking after my grand-daughter Annastacia on the school bus K-5 but never felt I repaid him. He will be missed in the community. We loved you Bill and I know you are looking down on us today. Kay an John Richardson

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  2. I was saddened to hear of the passing of a good friend. Bill was one of the happiest people I have ever had the privilege of knowing. I will never forget his kindness and love he showed to my mother and daddy, Paul and Ida Howell. He was always the same where ever you saw him. He will be missed.

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  3. I knew Bill Hyatt as an outstand-
    ing school bus driver. It was my pleasure as the representative of the North Carolina School Bus and
    Traffic Safety Section of Motor
    Vehicles to have trained him and to
    recertify him from time to time. He
    was an outstanding example for the
    children who rode his bus. We will
    miss him.

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