The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Ned Dye, Jr., age 88, of Lecanto, Florida, will be held 11:30 AM, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes with Pastor Lloyd Bertine, Pastor Leary Willis and Mr. Cary Hamilton officiating. Interment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa, Florida. The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM, Tuesday at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Following committal services everyone is invited for fellowship and a continued sharing of memories at the Homosassa Lions Club. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
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Mr. Dye was born June 16, 1925 in Mitchell, GA, son of Ned and Myrtle (Johnson) Dye. He died March 20, 2014 in Lecanto, FL. Mr. Dye was a Navy veteran serving during World War II. He worked as a Mechanic for Florida Power Corp. and moved to Lecanto from Lake County in 1971. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of Gulf to Lake Church, Crystal River.
Mr. Dye was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Effie A. Dye and 4 brothers, Raymond, Frank, Luke and Roy Dye. Survivors include 5 sons, Ronald Dye, Steven Dye Sr., Kenneth Dye, Cecil Dye, Benion Dye, a daughter, Marshi (Cliff) Hadley, 2 brothers, Bill Dye, Allen Dye, 14 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory
8495 W Grover Cleveland Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34446
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Mar. 22, 2014