Larry D. Hyden, 73, Mentone, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, at home in Mentone. He was born Feb. 12, 1949, in Paintsville, Ky., the son of (the late) Eugene Hyden and Katherine (Young) Hyden.
After high school, Larry earned his degree in tool and die design. He married Suzanne (Hite) Hyden on June 8, 1968; Sue survives after 54 years of marriage. Larry worked as a pattern maker at Dalton Foundry and retired after 40 years with the company. He was a affiliate at Freewill Baptist Church in Claypool, and he cherished the time he spent with his family. He rarely if ever missed any of his grandsons’ sporting events or family reunions. He also enjoyed his fishing trips to Mississippi and stock car racing.
In addition to his wife Suzanne, Larry is also survived by his sons, William (Mindy) Hyden, Silver Lake and Larry (Michelle) Hyden, Akron; his grandchildren, Drake (Kelsey) Hyden, Akron, Travis (Maisey Cook) Hyden, Sidney and Hunter (Hannah Ames) Hyden, Akron; his sisters, Patty Ann (Danny) Clifton, Lagro, Christine (Johnnie) Spears, Wabash and Charlotte Smith, Warsaw; and his brothers, Anthony Hyden, Warsaw and William (Lydia) Hyden, South Whitley.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Roger Hyden and Glen Hyden; and sisters, Sharon Tucker and Tina Hyden.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, with a viewing one hour prior to the service in the funeral chapel. Burial will follow the service in Palestine Cemetery.
The family’s preferred memorial is Heart to Heart Hospice, either online at www.hearttohearthospice.com or by mail to 1178 Fremont Court, Suite 2, Elkhart, IN 46516.