MIDLAND - John Hyde, the 238th District Judge of Midland County, died on Monday after a battle with non-smokers lung cancer.
Hyde most recently wrote an opinion on convicted polygamist Warren Jeffs.
Hyde became the Judge of the 238th District Court back in May of 1990.
Hyde completed his Undergraduate Degree at Hardin-Simmons and graduated from the U.T. Law School.
Hyde is survived by his wife Sharon, his two daughters and one grandchild.
Hyde was 69.