Howard B. Hyatt


Last updated 9/30/2019 at 4:37pm

Howard B. Hyatt, 88, of Brevard, passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

He was the son of the late Ed and Elizabeth Ray Hyatt. His wife of 50 years, JoVhenell Hyatt; and two sisters, Margie Hall and Ruth Kimberly, preceded him in death.

He was a member of Carr’s Hill Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school director.

He coached both softball and football in Brevard for many years, and taught for 36 years in Transylvania County schools. Many students considered him to be their favorite teacher. He was also a member of the Transylvania Recreation Dept., where he coached girl’s softball and ran the concession stand.

He proudly served his country in both the United States Army and Marines.

Survivors include two sons, Chuck Hyatt and wife Sherry of Jasper, Tenn. and Jim Hyatt, of Brevard, one daughter, Rachel Hyatt, of Calhoun, Ga., three grandchildren, Laura, April and Willie; five great-grandchildren; and his special companion, his dog, Ariel.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Carr’s Hill Baptist Church, with Rev. Shane Hardesty officiating.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the church.

Interment will follow the service at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Carr’s Hill Baptist Church, 2719 Greenville Highway, Brevard, NC 28712.

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Moody-Connolly Funeral Home is caring for the family.


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