James Adrian Dye, 77, of Elizabethtown, a native of Hart County, passed away, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at his residence.
He was retired from Gates Rubber Company in Elizabethtown, then worked for eight years at Kroger in Elizabethtown. A longtime volunteer for WJCR radio and their food bank, he joined Gavel Lodge #813, now #570, F&AM in Magnolia in 1972.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Sue Stillwell; his parents, Charles Henry and Alta Mae Vance Dye; two brothers, Leroy and Howard Dye; and a sister, Louise Locke.
He is survived by two sons, Bobby (Anna Faye) Dye of Lexington and Jerry Dye of Elizabethtown; six daughters, Eva (John) Sims and Nancy (Doug Colvin) Vinson all of Elizabethtown, Judy Stinson of Hodgenville, Lisa (Don) Yerkes of Elizabethtown, Christy (Michael) Childers of Elizabethtown and Ashley Dye of Hodgenville; 22 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville, with Bro. Don Powell and Bro.
Warren Trailor officiating. Burial will follow in the Lincoln Memorial Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.Monday and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A Masonic service is 7 p.m. Monday.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to WJCR, PO Box 91, Upton, KY 42784
Condolences maybe expressed online at www.bennett-bertram.com.