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Floyd "Skip" Hyson
Photo courtesy Smithville Heritage Society

Young Floyd R. "Skip" Hyson, here in flight gear, flew for the air force during WW II, the Korean War, and Vietnam and was promoted to colonel before retiring. Back home in Smithville, Skip was named Outstanding Citizen in 1983 for tireless work with the Boy Scouts of American and other organizations and for, along with his wife Lucille, donating their historic family home to the Smithville Heritage Society for use as a museum.

Photo and text from Smithville by Carol Phillips Snyder, David L. Herrington, and the Smithville Heritage Society.

Smithville TX -  Smithville Heritage Society Museum
The former Hyson home, now in use as the Smithville Heritage Society Museum.
TE Photo, February 2010
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