John J. Nye
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FINDLAY: John J. Nye, 90, formally of Bettsville, went home to be with Our Lord and Savior, surrounded by his loving family, at 6:00 PM, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at Birchaven Village in Findlay.
John was born June 1, 1922, in Rising Sun, to the late John C. and Leafy (Meyers) Nye. He married Lucille (Cramer) on June 8, 1942 and she preceded him in death.
John is survived by a son, John D. Nye of Bettsville; a daughter, Marcia Nye of Findlay; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
John was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a son, Tom Nye; a brother, Kenneth Nye; two sisters, Viola Deere and Marguerite Good.
John worked in the Dairy business most of his life. In the 60's he owned and operated his own fleet of dairy trucks and after retirement, in 1971 he worked for the Village of Bettsville, and for Gordon Lumber Company. John was a United States Marines Veteran serving from 1944 to 1946.
Funeral services for John will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Birchaven Village in Findlay with Chaplin Mike Thompson officiating. Visitation for family and friends will also be on Saturday, from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Birchaven Village. The Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their arrangements. Burial will follow the services on Saturday, at Trinity cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Birchaven Village in Findlay. On-line condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Marion Star on Nov. 8, 2012