Obituary for James Dye

Written by on August 29, 2019

James O. Dye, age 89, died on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 11:46 AM at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

He was born on April 2, 1930 in Mud Lick, Kentucky to the late John and Rusha (Blevins) Dye.  On December 21, 1951 James married Peach Wireman who preceded him in death on December 14, 2012.

James retired from General Dynamics in 2003, where he worked as a welder.  He was a member of the Ada Full Gospel Pentecostal Church of God.  James loved listening to music.

Surviving are four sons: James L. (Deborah) Dye of Findlay, Jeffrey Dye of Bluffton, Mike (Pam) Dye of McGuffey and Mickey (Lisa) Dye of Columbus Grove; two daughters: Barbara (Thomas) Collier of Beavercreek and Melissa Woodruff of  Kenton; a granddaughter, Rebecca Shirk; sixteen grandchildren and forty-one great grandchildren; three brothers: Virgil (Sonja) Dye of Alger, Paris (Sue) Dye of  Jenera and Robert (Sheila) Dye of Ada; a sister, Ann (Steve) Zuercher of Ada.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Jean Dye; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Dye; a brother, Elmer Dye; and a sister, Patricia Holbrook.

Funeral services will begin at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada with Pastor Mickey Dye officiating.  Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger.

Friends may call 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada and until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bridge Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, Ohio 45840.

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