Donald Albert Nye, 78

Donald Albert Nye, 78, passed away at his home in Fort Meade, Fla., on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.
Mr. Nye was born May 13, 1936, in Douglas and resided in Fennville and Fort Meade, Fla., during the winter since 1996. He was a retired millwright with Rockwell International and member of the Ganges Baptist Church, Fennville.
Mr. Nye was a U.S. Navy Reserve veteran and a former school board member in Fennville for many years.
He is survived by his loving wife Marilyn Nye of Fennville and Fort Meade, Fla.; sons, Kerry L. Nye and wife Barbara of San Diego, Calif., Steven D. Nye and wife Pam of Fennville and Roger A. Nye and wife Caroline of Kendall Park, N.J.; daughter, Donna L. Ely and companion Darrel Larsen of Ostego; brother, Gerald F. Nye of Fort Meade, Fla.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 23, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, Fla. Visitation in Fennville will be Sunday, Dec. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Chappell Funeral Home, 637 West Main St. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Thomas Case officiating. Interment will be in Taylor Cemetery, Fennville.
Arrangements are being provided by Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, Fla. and Chappell Funeral Home, Fennville.
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