EUGENE RANDOLPH HYDE, 70, of Lake City, formerly of Tampa, died Friday at home. A native of Tampa, he moved to Lake City in 1992. He was an electrical contractor, former owner of Brandon S&H Electrical Co. and Industrial Commercial Electric, an Army veteran of World War II, served as chairman of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee of the Building Trades in Hillsborough County and the Electrical Apprenticeship Committee of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 915, past president of the Tampa Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association, charter member and past president of the Antique Automobile Club of America in Hillsborough County, charter member and president of the North Gilchrist Volunteer Fire Department, member of the Grand Lodge of Florida F. & A.M., Scottish Rite Body, Valley of Jacksonville, Orient of Florida, Masters and Wardens Association District No. 7, perpetual member of Branford Lodge No. 130, ambassador and noble of Marco Temple in Jacksonville and noble in the Branford and Lake City Shrine Clubs. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Prichard; a daughter, Beth Ann of Tampa; four granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren. A Direct Cremations Inc., Newberry.
Tampa Tribune (FL): October 10, 1995.


Eugene Randolph Hyde