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David M Dye

October 29, 1964 ~ October 13, 2022 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Obituary


David M. Dye, 57, of Avilla, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at his home in Avilla. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Oct. 29, 1964, to Richard and Shirley (Mason) Dye. He owned and operated Dye Financial Services in Avilla.

Dave married Rhonda Blotkamp on September 20, 1986, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, in Avilla.  He was a 1982 graduate of East Noble High School and continued his education, attaining numerous licenses and certifications in finance, securities, and insurance.

Dave was a member of the Lions Club, Avilla Post #240 S-A-L, and participated in the Pistol League competitive shooting. He was an officer for the National Association of Life Underwriters, a Cub Scout Leader, and enjoyed volunteering for the Junior Achievement program.  Dave liked to travel, enjoyed hunting, and four-wheeling in the Upper Peninsula. He also enjoyed rock and roll music, especially KISS.

Survivors include his wife, Rhonda Dye, of Avilla; children, Nate (Lindsay) Dye, of Wolcottville, Eric (Ritu) Dye, of Westfield and Stephanie (Anthony) Strack, of Avilla. Also surviving are his sister, Sharon (John) Groothuis, of Lincoln, Nebraska; grandchildren, Lauretta Dye and Barrett Dye; and mother, Shirley Dye.  He was preceded in death by his father, Richard, in 2004.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at Harper Funeral Homes, Avilla Chapel, 530 N. Main St., Avilla, with visitation one hour prior. Jim Kemerly will officiate.  Visitation will also be 3-8 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Avilla.

Contributions in Dave’s memory may be directed to the Humane Society of Noble County.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 18, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

Visitation
Wednesday
October 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

Funeral Service
Wednesday
October 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

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