Glenn Dye, 70, Sand Springs, Okla., died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, in Tulsa, Okla.
He was born Dec. 27, 1938, in Billings, Mo., to Clifford Cecil and Esther Kelly Dye.
He and Betty Prine were married in Ava, Mo., on Dec. 21, 1954. She survives.
He owned Dye’s Quality Assurance Services, Inc., a firm which performed welding inspections. In conjunction with his business, he traveled through much of the United States.
He was an ordained minister and former pastor of South Valley Church in Chanute and at the time of his death was a member of Angus Acres Baptist Church.
He enjoyed traveling in his RV which enabled him to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed birdwatching.
Other survivors include his mother, Esther Dye, Jacksonville, Fla.; a son and daughter-in-law, Denzel and Tracy Dye, Broken Arrow, Okla.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Twila and Darrell Drybread, Austin, Texas, and Dinah and Clinton Beeler, Tulsa, Okla.; six grandchildren and their spouses, Matthew and Christy Drybread, Joshua and Aubra Drybread, Kimberly Drybread, Clinton Rudy Beeler, Tabitha and Aaron Smith and Tristen Dye; three great-grandchildren, Kamren, Kailey and Rylee Drybread; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Terry Dye, Shawnee, and Tony and Julie Dye, Jacksonville, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Angus Acres Baptist Church, 4401 S. 129th W. Ave, Sand Springs, Okla., with the Rev. Rick Cope officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park under the direction of Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service. Online condolences can be made at www.mobley-dodsonfuneralservice.com.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Angus Acres Baptist Church.
Contributions may be made to Clarehouse, 7326 E 49th Pl, Tulsa, OK 74145, or by visiting www.clarehouse.org.