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Dale E. Nye

February 16, 1952 — November 10, 2020

Our beloved Dale E. Nye passed away on November 10, 2020. Dale was a wonderful husband, father, poppa, leader, brother, mentor, farmer, teacher, husband and friend. He was many great things in his life, but most importantly a man of God. Dale was a member of Lindsay First Baptist Church and volunteered as an usher as well as assisting with the weekly offering count. Dale had many accomplishments and served in numerous leadership positions. After receiving his bachelor’s at Oklahoma State University and a masters from East Central University, he taught agricultural education for 10 years and continued to be an avid supporter of FFA, served as the adult education coordinator, assistant superintendent, deputy superintendent and superintendent at Mid-America Technology Centers for 22 years and was Chief Executive Officer of Rural Electric Cooperative for 15 years. He was only one written essay away from receiving his PhD. Dale was loved dearly by so many people. He was a hard worker, a great storyteller and made the best barbeque ribs for any occasion. He was the son of William Nye and Marie Nye-Leese and brother to Georgia Baxter and Thresa Schmitz. Dale was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Peggy Raney; granddaughter, Emily Lollis; mother and father-in-law, Murry and Colleen Baker; and brother-in-law, Brian Baker. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Leschen Nye; daughters, Kari Lollis and Julie Dunn; son-in-law, Nathan Dunn; and grandchildren, Allison and Bailey Lollis and Braden and Lexi Dunn. The family expects and appreciates that masks and social distancing be in place at visitation, church, and cemetery. Public viewing will start at 1:00 pm, Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Winans Funeral Home Chapel, Maysville with visitation for family and friends from 5 - 6 pm Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Winans Funeral Home Chapel. Private family services will be held on Friday, November 13, 2020 at First Baptist Church, Lindsay, OK with Nathan Dunn and Bro. Gene Sanders officiating. The public is welcome to attend the committal services at 11:30 am in Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsay. Burial is under the direction of John W. Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville, OK. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.winansfuneralhome.com
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