Richard D. “Dick” Dyer, Sr. 87, of Shadyside, Ohio, formerly of Bellaire, Ohio, died Saturday, September 9, 2017, at the Shadyside Care Center in Shadyside, Ohio.
He was born October 11, 1929 in Shadyside, Ohio, a son of the late Harrison and Maude Rose Dyer.
Dick was a retired contractor, a member of the Bellaire Presbyterian Church, where he served as an Elder for 40 years, church janitor, Church Mens Club and Sunday School Superintendent for fourteen years, American Legion Post 52 and the Kiwanis Club. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Lee McCombs Dyer, on October 20, 2016, one son, Daniel Dyer, two sisters, Elizabeth Holloway and Pearl Latos, three brothers, Harrison Jr., John and Ted Dyer and two stepsons, Brian and Ronald Shunk.
Surviving are his brother, Rev. James (Frances) Dyer of Galion, Ohio, one stepdaughter, Sherry Shunk of Tucson, Arizona, his children, Richard (Linda) Dyer, Jr. of Santa Anna, California, Darren Dyer of Shadyside, Ohio, Christina (Tim) Gable of Marion, Ohio and Michelle (Darin) Darrah of Shadyside, Ohio. Also 14 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauk necht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37thStreet Bellaire, Ohio on Thursday from 5-7 and Friday from 9 a.m. until time of services at 10 a.m. with Pastor Pete Walburn officiating. Interment in the Davis Cemetery, Bellaire, Ohio with Full Military Honors by the Belmont County Veterans Association.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellaire Presbyterian church by going to “TMCFunding.com”.
Share your thoughts and memories with Dick’s family at www.bauknechtaltme yer.com.