Robert Lynn Nye, 55, of Argyle, Iowa, passed away at 2:30, Saturday morning, July 8, 2017.
Robert was born July 9, 1961, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Leland Robert and Belva Ann Thompson Nye.
He was united in marriage to Joyce Toops on August 24, 1996, in Reed Springs, Missouri. She survives.
He was raised in the Argyle area and had lived on Belfast Road for the last 19 years. He was employed by Waggoner Solutions as a mechanic and farm worked. Robert likes horses, gardening, antique cars, and making anything mechanical. He built operating cars from stuff lying around on the farm. He enjoyed his motorcycles.
In addition to his wife Joyce, he is survived by his mother Belva Skinner of Argyle; six children, Robert L. Nye, Jr. (KC) of Texas, Michael Nye Novak (Jordyn) of Argyle, Jennifer Shallcross (Josh) of Ft. Madison, Chris Nye (Steve) of Ft. Madison, Mike Christy (Tia) of Keokuk, and Lindsey Benstine (Nate) of Keokuk; a sister Mary Phillips (Terry) of Argyle; and two brothers, Gary Nye (Deana) of Keokuk and Devin Juel (Teleasha Corns) of Texas. He is also survived by seventeen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; uncle Gary Thompson of Argyle and aunt Karen wright of Keokuk; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; son Justin Christy; grandparents; and two uncles, Henry Thompson and Ralph Nye.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 5 to 7 on Wednesday evening, July12, 2017 at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center at 917 Blondeau Street in Keokuk. A memorial service to celebrate his life will follow at 7:00 PM with Pastor Donnie Skinner officiating.
Mike and family of Bob..
Please accept our condolences. Chris really enjoyed working with Bob and visiting with him when he would run into him.
Mike, you know you are a member of the family and we are all thinking of you. Do not hesitate to let us know if we can help you out.
Chris and Aimee Anderson McNeely
Rich and Amanda Anderson
Starr and RC Anderson
Rocky and Angie & Thor Anderson
Lot of memories..... Always enjoyed the visits. You will be missed Robert. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the family.
Words cannot begin to describe how much we miss you. I still wait and look forward to our daily phone calls. Keep things things running on the other side.
I did not know Robert, but was neighbor to Belva and the Thompson family during our childhood, growing up in Dumas. My condolences to Joyce and the entire family in your loss.
Belva ,Mary and Family . I am so sorry for your loss . My Deepest Sympathy .
Joyce, I am so sorry to hear about your husband... My prayers to you and your family...
Roberts was like a brother to I will miss you buddy until we meet again bye for now
So sorry to hear about Robert. I always felt a common bond with him. If you need anything let us know. Very sorry for your loss.
Joyce, so sorry for your loss.....prayers for comfort and strength during this difficult time.
Joyce, we are so sorry to hear about your husband. Wishing you peace and strength in the days to come.
My prayers are with you all at this time
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