Hypes, Carlysle D “CD”

Carlysle D “CD” Hypes, 78, of New Castle passed away June 14, 2012 at LewisGale Montgomery Hospital in Blacksburg. He was preceded in death by his parents James W. Hypes and Laura T. Hypes and a brother Wayne M. Hypes.

He lived in the Sinking Creek Valley in Craig County. CD was born on Nov. 9, 1933, and was married on Sept. 2, 1955, to Harriet Farrier Hypes. CD was a vocational agriculture teacher for 30 years. He worked in several counties throughout VA. CD was honored to serve on the board of directors for 30 years with the Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and enjoyed working with the youth and being active in his community.

He is survived by his wife, Harriet Farrier Hypes; daughters Carla H. Williams (Rodney) and Ann H. Armel (Bryan); grandchildren Laura L. Williams, James B. Armel, and Sarah E. Armel; siblings John W. Hypes (Nancy) and Jean H. Bane (Bill); sister-in-law Audrey S. Hypes; brother-in-law William L. Farrier Jr. (Geraldine); six nephews and one niece, their families and many friends.

CD’s family appreciates the thoughts, concerns, and support of his friends and community.

Funeral services were held on June 19 at Bethel United Methodist Church with Pastor Penny Wilson officiating. Interment followed at Ross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Youth Group, P.O. Box 31, New Castle, VA 24127.

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  • Mr. Hypes was my teacher and coach in Amelia from 1967-70. He was a friend of my parents and a role model for me. I remember his love for Virginia Tech. I went on several field trips that he organized for us to visit the university. I know he will be missed.

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