Jacob Vincent Nyce, a retired security guard, died peacefully on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 of complications from pneumonia. He was 75.
Mr. Nyce was the son of the late John and Roberta (Bright) Nyce and husband of the late Helen M. (Beideman) Nyce. He was a resident of Audubon, Pennsylvania.
Born in Trenton, New Jersey on June 16th, 1942, Mr. Nyce served proudly in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Throughout his career, he served as a security guard for the Day & Zimmerman company and also worked for both the Coca-Cola and McDonald's organizations. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Nyce was working security at the Valley Forge Casino.
Mr. Nyce was an active, lifetime member of the Olivet-Schwenkfelder United Church of Christ in Norristown, formerly the Norristown Schwenkfelder Church (George Street). He held many administrative positions in the church, serving as the Church Council president, head of the Men's Fellowship and the chairman of the Finance Committee.
Mr. Nyce was also an avid bowler at Facenda-Whitaker Lanes in Norristown and was a lifelong fan of the Cleveland Indians. On the rare occasions he went to the movies, he thoroughly enjoyed both James Bond and Star Wars films.
He is survived by his sons, Karl V. of Royersford, Pennsylvania and Bryan D. of Mission Viejo, California along with his daughters-in-law, (Beth and Bobbi), three grandsons (Aaron, Alex, and Brandon), one granddaughter (Bailey), a sister (Dottie) and a brother (Ray). In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his older brother, Bob.
A private interment service will be held at Valley Forge Memorial Gardens in King of Prussia. The Reverend Leslie Kearney will officiate. A public memorial service will be held at Olivet-Schwenkfelder United Church of Christ, 619 Township Line Road, East Norriton, PA on Saturday, November 18th at 10:00 am. Friends may call starting at 9:00 am at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Olivet-Schwenkfelder United Church of Christ. Arrangements are by the R. L. Williams, Jr., Funeral Home, Inc., in Skippack. Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.rlwilliamsfuneralhome.com