Jamie Nye, 48, of 1419 B. Bailey Road, Hartwell, Ga., died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born on Aug. 31, 1964, in Hannibal, Mo., he was the son of Kathryn A. Nye of Hartwell and the late James O. Nye. He was of the Methodist faith, a former Cub Master and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his mother; his fiancee, Bobbi Cooper of Hartwell; two sons, Dylan David Nye and Zachary Lee Nye, both of Hartwell; two step-sons: Dylan Harvell and Benjamin Harvell both of Hartwell; two sisters: Chelly Johnson of Elberton, and Heidi Vassar and her husband, Kevin of Hartwell; his grandmother, Lola B. Nye of Kahoka, Mo.; four nephews; one niece; one great-nephew; and two great-nieces. Jamie was preceded in death by his father, James O. Nye.
Memorial services were June 6 in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell with the Rev. Connie Mack Bowers officiating. In lieu of flowers, special memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy., Suite 108-383, Athens, GA 30606. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.stricklandfh.com.