Robert “Bob” Francis Hyder

Robert Francis Hyder, known by most as “Bob”, passed away at the age of 73, on June 18, 2017 in College Station, Texas. He was born on April 11, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Bob was a very hard working man who spent his entire working career as a salesman. He had an exceptional way of engaging in conversations and making friendships which greatly influenced the success he had at work. He was an honest, loyal and fun loving man who treasured spending time with his family. He had a passion for gardening, fishing and camping. He loved to tinker on projects and keep busy. Bob enjoyed listening to a wide variety of music and most recently spent his days with the radio playing in the background so that he could keep up with current events.

After growing up in Audubon, New Jersey, he graduated from Audubon High School in 1962 and was soon married to Joyce McMillan with whom he started a family. His career took the family to Texas where he continued to work in sales.

He is preceded in death by parents, Charles and Frances and his son Daniel. He is survived by four sons, Robert (Bob) and wife Lee, William (Bill) and wife Janet, James and wife Shauna, David and wife Valena all of whom reside in Texas. He is also survived by his three brothers, Charles Hyder and wife Carol of New Jersey, Harold Hyder and wife Donna of New Jersey, and Francis Hyder and wife Helen of Florida. Bob was grandfather to Austin, Jordan, Daniel, Nicole, Emma, Matthew, Zachary, and Benjamin. Plus a host of nieces and nephews. He also had a countless number of friends that will all truly miss him.

Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers Bryan-College Station.

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  1. My sincere condolences to Bobs family in his passing. I knew Bob when we were in high school, as he was one of my brothers, Bob Beckman, best friends. Always remember his smile and great sense of humor. Many happy memories of him.

    • Hi Marilyn,
      On behalf of my brothers and I, I would like to thank you for your kind words. I know how much all of the Beckman family meant to him.
      Warm Regards,
      Bill Hyder

  2. Cousins I am so sorry for your loss he will forever be in my thoughts and prayers. This was a beautiful tribute to him Hope you all are well and can find some peace in all of this love you all

    • Hi Jeanne,
      On behalf of my brothers and I, thank you for your kind words.
      Warm Regards,
      Cousin Bill

  3. I was very saddened to hear of the passing of my cousin “Bobby”. My sister Cindy and I send our heartfelt condolences to you all.

    • Hi Linda,
      On behalf of my brothers and I, thank you and Cindy for taking the time to send us your condolences. I am sure that Dad appreciates it as well as the four of us.
      Warm Regards,

  4. Uncle Bob i still cant believe you are gone. You and Uncle Hal better be having a blast up there and getting ready for my the next brother hopefully not to soon. My memories i will cherish you will always be in my heart and will always be my personal uncle buck. love and mis you. Jeanne Hyder Dodd

    • Hi Jeanne,

      I see i am not the only one who visits this page when thinking about our Dad. Thanks for thinking of him, and we too love and miss him dearly.


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