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Charles M. Dyer, Sr. passed away at his home on Sunday morning, November 24, 2013.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late Monroe Elmer and Callie Baker Dyer. He lived in the Memphis area for many years before moving to Hardeman County 20 years ago. Mr. Dyer was a construction carpenter having worked for Commercial Interiors in Memphis. He was a veteran of the US Marines and the Army during the Korean War. He loved all types of sports, fishing and reading. He was a former Mason and was a member of the Porter's Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at Shackelford's Middleton Chapel, with burial in Middleton City Cemetery.
Mr. Dyer is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ruby Dyer of Middleton; two daughters, Janet Small and her husband Steve of McAlester, OK, and Dianna Hardy and her husband Bill of Olive Branch, MS; his son, Charles M. Dyer, Jr. of Byhalia, MS; two step-sons, Jimmy Curd of Middleton and Tommy Arnett; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and one "on the way." He also leaves his beloved pet dog, Holly.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lucy Dyer, who passed way in 1975; a sister, Jean Heller; a brother, Bob Dyer; and 2 step-sons, John S. Curd and Paul Arnett.
Heartfelt "Thanks" go out to Angela Shoultz of Asera Care Hospice, for her exceptional care, above and beyond the call of duty.
Memorials go to
and the COPD Foundation.
Shackelford Funeral Directors, (731) 658-5277.
Shackelford Funeral Directors
109 Mecklenburg Drive
Bolivar, TN 38008
Published in The Jackson Sun on Nov. 26, 2013