David A. Nye

David A. Nye, 53, of Antioch, TN, formerly of Ellwood City, died on Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Antioch.

He was born in Ellwood City on August 30, 1958 to the late Victor A. Nye and the late Margie Olzak. He was raised by Victor and Floretta A. Nye. He attended Riverside High School in Ellwood City and graduated from East High School in Nashville, TN. David recently worked for Epiphone Co. in Nashville, TN as a guitar inspector.

David was a well-known country music performer. He started playing the guitar in the first grade, eventually playing on the Grand Ole Opry for over 20 years. He was also a skydiving instructor in the Nashville area. He listened regularly to Bible recordings.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Kim V. (and Barbara) Nye of Ellwood City, and by his longtime companion, Anne West, of Tennessee, whom he loved deeply.

A Celebration of David’s life will take place in the fall.

Local arrangements have been entrusted to the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue.

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