Frank A. Dye Jr., 91, of Crossett, died Thursday, June 6, 2019. Mr. Dye was a 20 year veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II and during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam Era. Mr. Dye retired from GTE Phone Company after 20 years. He was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bastrop, La.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Betty Anderson Dye; a daughter, Delina Schroff; two grandsons, Brian Proctor and Scott Schroff; a great-grandson, Brady Jaxon Dye; his parents, Frank and Virginia Humpherys Dye; three brothers, Jay, Richard and Earl Dye; an infant sister and three sons-in-law, Arthur George Williamson, John Schroff and Lawrence Caldwell.
Survivors include two sons, Randy Dye of San Diego, Calif., and Frank A. Dye III, of Pearblossom, Calif.; four daughters, Mary Lane of Omaha, Neb., Carol Williamson of Crossett, Frances Caldwell of Clearlake, Calif., and Nancy Ebarb and husband, Tom, of Crossett; a brother, Selby Drew of Fort Bragg, Calif.; 27 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Arkansas funeral services were 2 p.m., June 9, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with President Arlen Richards and B.J. Dye officiating. Funeral services in California will be 10 a.m., Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Clearlake, Calif., with President Thomas Engstrom officiating.
Burial will be with full Military honors in the Lower Lake Cemetery in Lower Lake, Calif.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Mark Hutchinson, B.J. Dye, Stephen Proctor, Ryan Dye, Shaun Proctor, Robert Dye, Tonjaih Thomas and Trent Elliott.
Memorials may be made to Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, Nebraska 68010.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.