Douglas L. Hyde, age 92, of Fulton, passed away peacefully Friday, March 8, 2019 at Crown Nursing home, Cortland, NY with his loving family and Crown staff by his side. Born in Fulton, January 3, 1927, the son of late Merle and Ruth Abel Hyde.
He is a World War II veteran, US Army. Drafted at age 17 and stationed Yokohama, Japan where he served as a communications Technician Sergeant. He returned from war and finished high school at Robert Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY.
He was the successful sole proprietor of Hyde Radiator Service for over 40 years, after retiring in 1988 he and Louise were part time residents of Inverness, FL for 6 years. He was a life member of VFW, served as Asst. Scout Master, Boy Scout Troop 764 for 15 years, and brief member of Fulton Amateur Radio Club.
Survived are his wife, Louise Hyde, married August 17, 1952; sister, Joan Cole, Houston, TX; four sons, Lee Hyde, Durham, NC, Kevin Hyde, Missoula, MT, Brian Hyde, Clay, NY, Gregg Hyde, Leesburg, VA, and by 10 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.
All family and friends are welcome to gather to celebrate life from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, March 15 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton with military honors at 2 p.m. A spring burial will be in Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may donate to Oswego County Meals on Wheels, 239 Oneida Street Fulton, NY 13069 in memory of Douglas.