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.