Joe Dye

December 3, 1943 - October 20, 2022

After a long battle with cancer Joe D. Dye passed away on Thursday October 20th, 2022 in the comfort of his home with his loving wife by his side. We would like to thank Victoria and Regina his nurses from hospice plus, you made a big impression on Joe, and we are forever grateful for the comfort that you provided.

Joe was born on December 3rd 1943 in Fayetteville, Tennessee. He was Preceded in Death by his parents Esry Dye and Evelyn (Scott) Dye and was 1st of 5 children.  He had a thriving career as a front-end suspension specialist and retired in March of 2022 after working at Northwest Chassis Service in Houston, Texas for over 25 years and Axel & Wheel in Pasadena, Texas for 30+ years.

He lived in Spring, Texas with His wife of 21 years Becky Dye (Van Keuren).  He was survived by his siblings Ann (Larry) Burke, Sheila (Butch) Hatten, Charlie (Linda) Dye, Joyce (David) Gray. His Children Sherry (Joey) Steinecke, Joe Jr (Teresa) Dye, Larry Dye, Richard (Stephanie) Dye, his two stepchildren: Eric (Tracy) Van Keuren, Marie (Ken) Combs and his 20 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Joe was a family man who was funny, honest and straight forward. He was honorably discharge from the US Air Force after serving 4 years back in the 1960’s. He loved being at home and hanging out outdoors and thoroughly enjoyed camping in his trailer with his wife and his two trusty dogs Pooch and Roxie.

You will be in our hearts forever!

A funeral service will be held at Darst Funeral Home on Thursday, November 10 at 10AM. Interment will follow at Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Texas.

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12 replies on “Joe Dye”

Sheila Hatten says:

My Dear Brother you will be sorely missed. I Love you sooo much. You will be in my heart forever. You Sister. Sheila

Rhonda Abbate says:

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Joe. May the special memories you made together help you through this difficult time.
Our family will keep you all in our hearts and prayers.

Pete and Rhonda Abbate
Friends of Sheila Hatten

Charles Dye says:

RIP. I will miss you Brother. You were a special
person to me more than you will ever know. I will be
with you one day. Keep looking down on me and I
will keep you in my Heart forever.

Dave Parker says:

Will will miss you Joe Dye, but smile when we think of you with the Lord waiting for the reunion that is only a moment away.

JOE JR says:


Jennifer says:

I didn’t get much time with you due to distance, but the time I did get with you was very pleasant. You were a very kind soul, funny and caring. You could see how much of family man you were! You will be missed dearly!
“Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday.. unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear.”

Joyce (Dye)Gray says:

Joe, I know you are in no more pain and your with our mother ❤️ I will miss you youwhere a special guy.My HERO RIP MY OLDEST BROTHER ILL BE WITH YOU SOMEDAY HUG MOM FOR ME.

Ann & Larry Burkes says:

My dear big Brother I look at your picture and think he is gone. It is hard to take but we have to go on. You had a very full life and you lived it your way. We will all meet again someday. You are sorely missed. Love you so much
Your loving sister Ann

Linda Dye says:

Thank you for being my brother in law, you were always there for your family. Your pain and suffering are no more and you are now at peace, you will be missed by us all.

Bonnie & Steve Beard says:

Joe you were a very special man. Thank you for loving my sister the way you did. So glad you no longer have to be in pain. You earned your peace.

Sherry Steinecke says:

Pop I miss you each and every day that your not here I love you so much and would give anything for you to be here with me I love you pop

Teresa Dye says:

I will truly miss you pop thanks for being there when I needed you, we will meet again.

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