Robert Charles Hyde, 72, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away on August 21st in Olathe, KS.

Robert Charles Hyde, 72, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away on August 21st in Olathe, KS. He was born on the 17th of March 1945 in Lawrence, Kansas, the son of Francis Elmer Hyde and Juanita Rumbaugh Hyde. He was raised in Atchison, Kansas. His wife, Christine, preceded him in death. He leaves a son, Eric Hyde (Sarah); daughters, Angela Knight (Scott), Emily Romo (Scott), Laura Ismert (Brian), Gina Sweeney; his mother-in-law, Gloria Crawford; brother-in-law, Scott Crawford (Johnie); sister in law, Sharman O' Grady (Pat) and 17 grandchildren. He touched the lives of many people and his presence will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 24th from 5-7 p.m. at the Johnson County Funeral Chapel at 11200 Metcalf in Overland Park, KS. Another visitation will be held before the 10:00 a.m. Funeral on Friday, August 25th from 9:00-9:45 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 15915 W 143rd St., Olathe, Kansas.

Robert and his wife, Christine, moved to Chillicothe in 1970 to pursue an opportunity to help establish a physical therapy program at Hedrick Medical Center. Robert was the director of physical therapy at Hedrick Medical Center until 1989. They had five children while living in Chillicothe. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gardens at HMC, 2799 North Washington, Chillicothe, MO 64601, or American Diabetes Association.