Obituaries for Thurs., May 20, 2010:

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 20, 2010


Carl Fredrick Dye, 80, of Andalusia, died Mon., May 17, 2010, at his residence.

He was a mechanical engineer. After graduating from Auburn University in 1956, he enjoyed a 37-year career as an engineer and was a manager with the Tennessee Valley Authority. He retired from TVA in 1993 but continued to pursue his life long interest in engineering excellence.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., today, Thurs., May 20, at the Antioch Congregational Church with Rev. Fred Funches officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church 30 minutes prior to services.

Survivors include his wife, Martha B. Dye of Andalusia; his daughters and sons-in-law, Katherine and Steven Knepp of Knoxville, Tenn., Janet and Robert Townsend of Hartsville, S.C., Suzanne and Harold McCaskey of Alpharetta, Ga., and Emily and David Drake of Spring Hill, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and one brother, Charles Dye of Newton, Ala.