Steven D. Rye

March 04, 1943 ‒ October 22, 2019

Delaware, Ohio

Steven D. Rye, age 76 of Delaware, OH, passed away Tuesday, October 22 2019, 2019 in Delaware. He was born March 4, 1943 in LaCroix County, WI to the late Martin and Ione (McIntyre) Rye.

Left to cherish Steve’s memory are his wife of 40 years, Mardi (Clouston) Rye; son, Boe (Melissa) Rye; daughter, Tiffiny Rye (Rembert) McCurdy, granddaughter, Maxine McCurdy; brother, Donald (Marlene) Rye; sister, Kathy (Norm) Adascheck; and several other relatives and friends.

Steve was a plant engineer by trade, having retired from Ametek Solid State Controls after more than 40 years of dedicated service. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed boating, fishing, hunting, and generally being outdoors. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

The family is planning a private celebration of Steve’s life for a later date.

Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Rye family.

  • I hardly know what to say. I was shocked to learn of Steve’s passing. I will always remember him with much gladness. He was a singular personality. He was extremely capable and dedicated to all that he undertook. It was my pleasure to have worked with him for many years.. Wishing him peace and his family condolences for the loss of such a special person. Jim Van Skoy

  • You are greatly missed. The work you have done still speaks for you. I’m proud to know you. Thank you for being a part of my life, and sharing yours.