William King Nye, 90, passed away May 4, 2020, at his home.

He was born in Kingsville, Ohio on Oct. 30, 1929. His family moved to Fairhope, Ala., when he was eleven. After graduating from API (now Auburn University), he worked for Scott Paper Company for 37 years.

After retiring, he moved to Marshall County, Alabama.

King is survived by his wife, Barbara Phelps Nye; one son, Perry J.

Nye (Mary) of Tuscaloosa; four grandchildren, Carrie Elizabeth Nye, Kathleen Nye, Robert J. Nye and Jessica Marie Nye (Frank); one great-granddaughter; a sister, Roberta Farmer of Sallisaw, Oklahoma; and three nieces.

His mother, Carrie Elizabeth King, and his father, Robert J. Nye, preceded King in death.

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