Jerome Hyde

Gillespie | Monday, March 28 2022 |

Jerome Dean "Jay" Hyde, 84, of Gillespie, IL, died at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL on Monday, March 28, 2022, at 2:30 am. 

He was born May 26, 1937, in Pocahontas, AR to Samuel Hyde & Irene Thompson Hyde.  He married Lorraine Robertson Hyde on September 5, 1959, in East Saint Louis, IL.  He was a coal miner for Monterey Coal Co.  Jerome was a member of the UMWA.  He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and the Hyde Park.  He was an avid Cubs Fan. 

He is survived by his spouse, Lorraine Hyde of Gillespie, IL, children, Karen (David) Johnson of Gillespie, IL, Sandra Hyde of Gillespie, IL, Stacey (Dan) Johnson of Maryville, IL, grandchildren, Jeremy (Stevie) Johnson, Tiffany (Jessie Bourland) Johnson, Leah (Frank) Veres, Layne Withers, Sydnee Thompson, Alivia Johnson, Kinzie Johnson, great-grandchildren, Keegen Bussman, Jaiden Johnson, Tenley Bussman, Liston Veres, Marli Johnson, Frankie Jay Veres, Levi Moore, Laytin Moore, Everli Johnson, siblings, Colatha Marshall, Hughey Hyde, Bonita Slate, and John Hyde. 

Jerome was preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Jonathan Bultema, siblings, Wesley Hyde, Aline Nelson, Bonnie B. Hyde, Lynnie Crittendon, Samuel Hyde, Norris Hyde, and Doris Elders. 

Friends may call on Friday, April 1, 2022, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gillespie from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.  Memorial services will be on Friday, April 1, 2022, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gillespie at 1:00 pm.  Memorials are suggested to Willing Workers.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at  Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL  is in charge of the arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Kravanya Funeral Home

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