James Jacob Nye, 93 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday January 21, 2019 at 4:26 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community. He was born August 26, 1925 in Perry County, Pennsylvania the son of the late Charles & Lillie (Flick) Nye. He farmed for 2 years in Pennsylvania; he then worked for a year at the Miami County Dairy; then he worked at and retired from Hobart Manufacturing after working there for 37 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers and 1 sister.
He is survived by his wife: Ruth Naomi (Hoblit) Nye of Greenville; his children: John A. of New Carlisle, Martha L. of Gettysburg, Ruth A. of Greenville, & Diana J. of Greenville; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 brother & 1 sister.
There will be a short service at 9:00 AM on Friday January 25, 2019 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio followed by a service at 10:00 AM at Oak Grove Old German Baptist Church, Martin Road, Bradford, Ohio with the Home Brethren officiating. Burial will follow in Gettysburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM and from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday January 24, 2019 at the funeral home.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com