Hobbie Earl Hyatt, 72, passed away November 28, 2020 at the Essex Center, following complications of COVID-19. Formerly of Morrisonville, New York. He was born in Syracuse, NY, on April 9, 1948, the first-born son of the late Earl Francis Hyatt and the late Esther Arvilla (Maine) Hyatt of Cazenovia, New York. Mr Hyatt was named in honor of his paternal grandfather, Hobbie Eugene Hyatt.
A 1966 graduate of Cazenovia High School, he served his country as a medic in the US Army, 44th Medical Brigade, during the Vietnam War, 1968-1969. As a Veteran, he attended SUNY Delhi and became a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. In 1974, he moved to Plattsburgh, New York to work as the first Administrator of Meadowbrook Nursing Home and HRF and was responsible for many changes and growth in the facility until his retirement. He also served as a member of the Town of Plattsburgh Planning Board from 1979-2014.
He is survived by his beloved children, son, Aaron Earl Hyatt (Amy Boduch Hyatt) of Saranac Lake, NY and daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Hyatt Queguiner (Loic Queguiner) of Plattsburgh, NY. He was a loving grandfather to Harrison Earl Hyatt. Also survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Cathleen “Cat” Murray of Au Sable Forks, NY. Two brothers also survive, Frank (Terri) of Fenner, NY and James (Laurie) of South Carolina along with several nieces & nephews.
Contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St, Plattsburgh, New York 12901.