Jason E. Dye, 33, of rural Beecher City, a loving father and son, passed away on Aug. 4, 2014, as a result of a work-related accident in Brighton.
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Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday at First Christian Church in St. Elmo, with the Rev. Tom Fedrigon officiating. Burial was in Post Oak Cemetery in rural Loudon Township, St. Elmo. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday and one hour prior to services on Friday, both at the church. Kull Funeral Home in St. Elmo was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Fund for Jason's children at First State Bank of Beecher City. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kullfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Dye was born on Nov. 12, 1980, in Effingham, the son of Edward Jr. and Paula Kline Dye. He married Jessica Nicole Smith, the love of his life, on Dec. 14, 2002, at Springhill Presbyterian Church in rural Fayette County.
Jason was a loving husband and father, and worked long hours providing for his family, always allowing time to give to others. He had a passion for fishing, hunting and the outdoors, and his truck. He was employed by Mid-State Construction and Roofing for more than 14 years, and in his off time provided liquid graphics and worked as a mechanic.
He is survived by his wife; son, Maxwell Cooper Dye, at home; daughters, Mykaela Nikole Dye and Madison Elizabeth Dye, both at home; father, Eugene Lester Dye Jr. and his wife Marie of Altamont; mother, Paula and her husband Zaelon "Zig" Rohwedder of Altamont; father-in-law, Kenneth Russell Smith of Beecher City; grandmother, Ruth Dye of Mattoon; grandfather, Stanley Lou Kline and his wife Nelda of Beecher City; brothers, Eugene Lester Dye II of Greenwood, Ind., and Randal Eugene Dye; and sisters, Darla Luann Dye of Elizabeth City, N.C., and Emily LouNelle Rohwedder of Effingham.
He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Eugene Lester Dye Sr.; mother-in-law, Marsha June Stewart Smith; and nephew Hank Stanley Habing.
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