Roger Hyatt

The Rev. Roger Dan Hyatt, age 74, of Copperhill, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018, in Blue Ridge. 

He was born November 22, 1943, in Copperhill to the late James Daniel Hyatt and Isabella Deal Hyatt. The Rev. Hyatt began his ministry in 1970. He established the Pantertown Church of God of Prophecy in 1973. The Rev. Hyatt was the pastor and a member of Pantertown Church of God of Prophecy. He retired from Tennessee Chemical Company as a roasters foreman. The Rev. Hyatt and his wife, Carol, were the owners and operators of Roger and Carol’s Quick Burger. He loved deer hunting, fishing, spending time with his family, camping out and was a Tennessee Volunteers fan.

He is survived by wife of 55 years, Carol Brown Hyatt of Copperhill, Tennessee; three sons and daughters-in-law, Roger Bradford “Brad” (Treva) Hyatt of Turtletown, Tennessee, Rodney Dan (Heidi) Hyatt of Copperhill, Tennessee and David Wayne (Rhonda) Hyatt of Copperhill, Tennessee; three brothers and sister-in-law, Ralph Hyatt, Walter (JoAnn) Hyatt and Ricky Hyatt; sister, Karen Hyatt Stillwell; grandchildren, Andrew Hyatt, Amanda Hyatt, Adam (Myra) Hyatt, Christopher Hyatt, Caitlyn Hyatt (Jacob) Bettis, Chase Hyatt, Brittany Hyatt, Brianna Hyatt (Jordan) Farmer, Nathan Hyatt and Ashley Hyatt and great-grandchildren, Carson Rehagen, Cannon Rehagen, Caleb Rehagen, Alexis Hyatt, Addison Hyatt, Alivia Hyatt, Kinsley Ross, Hayden Hughes, Danner Hyatt and Neyland Farmer also survive. 

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 2 p.m., from Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill Chapel with the Rev. Todd Chancey and the Rev. Gary Smith officiating. Music was by Treva Hyatt, Heidi Hyatt and Rhonda Hyatt. Interment followed in the Pantertown Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Brad Hyatt, Rodney Hyatt, David Hyatt, Andrew Hyatt, Adam Hyatt, Christopher Hyatt, Nathan Hyatt and Chase Hyatt. Honorary Pallbearers were: Jordan Farmer, Rodney Ross, Jacob Bettis, Ralph Hyatt, Walter Hyatt and Ricky Hyatt. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pantertown Church of God of Prophecy at 145 Cougar Drive, Copperhill, Tenn., 37317. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill was in charge of the arrangements.

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