Christopher James Hyde, 44, of Orange, died Saturday, Oct. 1, at his residence.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be with the Rev. Bob Boone, pastor of First Baptist Church of Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home in Orange.

Born in Orange on Feb. 9, 1967, Chris was the son of Curtis Ronald Hyde and Bettie (McPherson) Hewitt. He was in the U.S. Coast Guard and was an environmentalist. Chris loved golf, hunting and coaching his sons in all sports.

Chris is survived by his parents, Bettie Hewitt and Ronnie Hyde of Orange; sons, Tyler Allen Hyde, Cale James Hyde of Bridge City; brother, Curt Hyde and wife, Natalie of Mauriceville; and sister, Dawn Stanley and husband, Matt of Mauriceville.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Tyler Allen Hyde, Cale James Hyde, Curt Hyde, Matt Stanley, Wesley Dishon, Jesus Oceguera and Chance Stanley.