Well friends and family, this earthly world lost a great man today! And Heaven gained and even better man!
Andrew Jay Nyman, passed away peacefully this morning of heart and lung complications, joining his Eternal Companion Coy Nyman at approximately 4:30AM.
Jay wanted everyone to know how much he loved his Family and Friends.
Jay was born in Logan, Utah on April 13, 1944 to Andrew Junior Nyman and Jane Burrell Nyman. He lived and was educated in River Heights, Utah and South Cache High School in Hyrum, Utah. He then graduated from St. Louis High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. He continued his education through the military learning much about leadership and teamwork to the highest degree.
Jay then joined the Navy in 1961 and served for 24 years retiring in 1985 as a Master Chief in the U.S. Navy. He fought valiantly for this Country he loved so dearly through the Vietnam war and was awarded many honors and awards for his service over the years. Among them were: Master Chief Rank, Surface Warfare Awards, Navy Achievement Award, Battle Efficiency, Armed Forces Awards, Humanitarian Service Awards and Sea Service Awards. During this time he served on USS Alamo, USS Baxar, USS Jamestown, USS King DLG 10, USS Mayan DLG 11, Naval Training Center, USS Bronstein FF1037, USS Juneau LPD 10, Fleet Training Center where he honorably retired from the U.S. Navy.
On November 22, 1963, Jay married Barbara Hulse and had 4 wonderful children. Jimmy, Rita, Shane and Rex. Jay loved his children and was successful in teaching his children to be great Human beings with the highest integrity.
In 1986 Jay was married to Coy Lenhart of Providence, Utah. Where they lived happily through the years as Jay continued his career and education in the refrigeration, heating and cooling industry. He added 3 more children to the mix with Shelly, Bret and Chad. They then consummated their marriage Eternally in the Logan LDS Temple on September 16, 2016. Jay valiantly served and loves God with all of his heart, might, mind, and strength. He was a great example of Christlike love and Charity. He gave all that he has.
Jay leaves this earth having fought a good fight and having kept the faith and goes to prepare his mansions in heaven for those he leaves here.
Farewell Jay Nyman, dad, grandpa, uncle friend and loved one.
Jay is survived by Jimmy Nyman (son), Rita Beaty (daughter), Shane Nyman (son), Rex Nyman (son), Shelly Christenson (daughter), Bret Christenson (son) and Chad Christenson (son).
A viewing will be held at Nyman Funeral Home, 753 South 100 East, Logan, UT on Thursday, May 16, from 6:00 – 8:00pm and also Friday, May 17 from 10:30 – 11:30am with the funeral following at 12 noon. Graveside service to follow at Providence City Cemetery, 925 East River Heights Blvd., River Heights, UT.
Memories or condolences may be shared online at www.nymanfh.com.