Richard Lee Hyatt was born on May 16, 1943 a son to James and Gladys Mohring Hyatt. He worked as a furniture maker at Heartwood Manufacturing in Batesville for many years. Richard married Diana Craig on May 21, 1987 in Carrollton, Kentucky and she preceded him in death on August 8, 2013. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching T.V. and creating things in his shop. Most of all Richard loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. On Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the age of 76 he passed away.
Those surviving who will honor Richard’s memory include his children; sons, Steve (Penny) Hyatt of Dillsboro and their 5 children, Tom Hyatt of Ohio and his 3 children, daughter, Angela (Michael) Dees of West Harrison and their 5 children, and son Raymond (Erika) Gibson of Brookville and their 5 children; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great, great-grandchild; siblings, Joann McQuire and Raymond Hyatt, both of Milan, and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Herald and James Hyatt; a son, Scott Hyatt, and a great granddaughter, Raelyn Ballard.
Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman. Services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home and burial will follow in St. Nicholas Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be directed to the donor’s choice. To sign the online guestbook or to leave personal memories please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Richard Hyatt.