Dr. Wayne Frank Hyatt

  • Born: December 9, 1960
  • Died: February 4, 2015
  • Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina

The J. F. Floyd Mortuary

235 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Tel. (864) 582-5451

Tribute & Message From The Family


Dr. Wayne Frank Hyatt, 54, of Spartanburg, died Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Born December 9, 1960 in Columbia, SC, and reared in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of Frank Hyatt of Spartanburg, and the late Bobbie Jean Price Hyatt.

Dr. Hyatt a graduate of USC Upstate, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Gardner-Webb University, was a licensed marital and family therapist. He was an adjunct professor of Converse College, former minister to senior adults at Morningside Baptist Church, Chaplain of the city of Spartanburg Police and Fire Departments, facilitator of Survivors of Suicide (SOS) since 2000, an avid hunter and Carolina Gamecock fan.

Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Diane Ketchum Hyatt; daughters, Kaylie Marie Hyatt, Lindy Nicole Hyatt and Shelley Renee Hyatt, all of Spartanburg; and granddaughter, Brooklyn Nicole Hyatt. In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Carol Hyatt.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services will be at 4:30 PM on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at Milestones Church, 885 Simuel Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29301, conducted by the Rev. Hub Blankenship, the Rev. Rob Brown, and Chaplain Deborah Eadie.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Out of the Darkness Walk, c/o American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 120 Wall St., 29th Floor, New York, NY 10005 or online at www.afsp.org, or Hyatt Family Education Fund, PO Drawer 1530, Spartanburg, SC 29304.

The family will be at the home.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel

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