Jason Wayne Rye, 38 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, May 06, 2021. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.
Jason was born October 18, 1982, in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Paul and Patricia Rye.

Jason graduated from Mena High School in 2001. He married the love of his life, Carmen (Rossborough) Rye, on October 06, 2017. It was Carmen, his mother, Patricia, and his dog that meant the most to him. He stated often that he loved them more than anything or anyone he had ever known. They each loved him greatly in return.

Jason grew up on a farm where he learned his love for animals; especially dogs and horses. He loved going on long horseback rides with his father, Paul. It is at this home, a place that he loved like no other, that he will be laid to rest.

Jason was preceded in death by his sister, Diane Connelly, and brother, Mike Connelly. He is survived by his wife, Carmen Rye, parents Paul and Patricia Rye, his daughter Shauna Hughes, sisters Colleen Cousins and Margaret Stricklin, brother Vince Connelly. He is also survived by his cousins Joe Rye, Danny Rye, David Rye, Shane Rye, and many other family members.

Jason loved his family very much. He is extremely loved by many. He will be missed immensely by many.
 Arrangements are being handled by the Beasley - Wood Funeral Home.


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