Brian Ralph Kaye, 66, of Lebanon, passed away on March 10, 2019. Born on February 3, 1953 in Central Falls, Rhode Island, he was the son of Milton L. and N. Shirley (Ousey) Kaye. He married his beloved wife Linda McNally in 1973. The couple made their home and raised their son in Lebanon. Brian service in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service for over 28 years, retiring as Master Chief. Brian loved watching westerns and playing video games. Most importantly, “THE BIG GUY” will be remembered for his resemblance to Santa, wonderful bear hugs and generous heart. Brian will be sadly missed but always remembered with love by his wife of 45 years, LINDA; his sister, Deborah Kaye-Clayton of Portland OR; his niece, Stephanie Richmond of Portland, OR; in-laws, Susan Grossmayer of Media, PA, Laurie VanNostrand of Warrington, PA and William VanNostrand of Mechanicsberg, PA and many extended family members and friends. In addition to his parents, Brian was predeceased by his son, Thaxton ”Slim” Kaye. Per Brian’s wishes, funeral services will be held privately. The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of arrangements.