Oct. 11, 1936-Jan. 6, 2014
TORRINGTON – Funeral services for Aubrey Hyatt McCann, 77, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Cederholm officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery.
Hyatt died at his home on Jan. 6, 2014. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor’s choice. Visitation was Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and the casket will be open briefly following the service.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home, and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Hyatt was born Oct. 11, 1936 in Loudon, Ark., the son of Annah and Pauline (Ashbrook) McCann. He grew up and received his education in Arkansas. After graduation from high school, he moved to Washington D.C. where worked for the FBI.
He enlisted in 1954 in the National Guard Armory in Washington D.C. and later transferred to the Army Reserve in 1957. He married Bethel Brown on Sept. 5, 1958 in Washington D.C. They moved to Denver, Colo. in 1961 when he was discharged from the military.
He joined the Denver Police Department Sept. 18, 1961 and retired as a detective Sept. 19, 1986 and later moved to Torrington.
Hyatt enjoyed hunting and fishing and later in life genealogy research. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 29 of Torrington.
Hyatt is survived by his wife, Bethel McCann of Torrington; and a sister, Yvonne M. Beard of Longview, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Reba L. Dame, Alice J. Hinesley and Elizabeth A. Riggs; and a brother, Lanny R. McCann.
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