High-flying developer Rusty Hyneman lived large

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 11, 2020 9:59 AM CT | Published: December 10, 2020 9:04 AM CT

A large, colorful and sometimes controversial life has died with the passing of developer William R. “Rusty” Hyneman. He owned and flew personal jets, drove exotic cars and lived in mansions. His early developments, for some, symbolized the excesses of suburban sprawl. But friends and family remember his quiet generosity and indomitable spirit.

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Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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