Oliver Hyatt, known as “Mr. Tiny”, was born April 15, 1935 in Dillon, SC, son of the late Raymond Hyatt and Lillie Mae Cook Hyatt. He was the loving and devoted husband of 53 years to the late Mary Jackson Hyatt. He retired after 40 years as Department Supervisor with Waverly Mills, and owner of Tiny’s Place where he loved his work and socializing with his customers. He served as a member of Springfield Pentecostal Holiness Church. Oliver loved going to auctions, whether it was a yard sale or an auction house. His favorite past times were going riding with friends and helping others during their time of need. Oliver most enjoyed spending time with family and will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend who will truly be missed. He passed away at age 86 on June 8, 2021.
Along with his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by brothers, LeGrande Hyatt, Jake Hyatt, Edward Hyatt, Archie Hyatt, Leon Hyatt, Robert Hyatt; sisters, Ima Graves, Linda Herring, Carolyn Powell, and Eva Lovelace.
Oliver is survived by his son, Raymond Hyatt (Dara); daughters, Gloria Stanley (Don), Lynn Hyatt, all of Laurinburg; sister, Roxie Caulder of Dillon, SC; grandchildren, Donna McQueen (James), Bradley Neumann, Jr. (Haley), Jackson Hyatt, Olivia Hyatt, Hogan Hyatt, great grandson, Dawson McQueen; special nephew, Larry Hyatt, along with a host of loving nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be given to Springfield Pentecostal Holiness Church, P.O. Box 430, Laurel Hill, NC 28351.
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