Aug. 28, 1931 Dahlonega Lumpkin County Georgia, USA
Dec. 17, 2011 Hartwell Hart County Georgia, USA
The Dahlonega Nugget December 21, 2011
Richard Leon Dyer Native of Dahlonega
Mr. Richard Leon Dyer, age 80, of 2657 Beacon Light Road, Hartwell, died Saturday, December 17, 2011 at his home. Born on August 28, 1931 in Dahlonega, he was the son of the late Lon Dyer and Carrie Moose Dyer. He was a teacher and principal at Mt. Olivet Elementary School, a U.S. Army veteran, and was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and taught Sunday School. Mr. Dyer was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Joan Brown Dyer; seven brothers; and two sisters. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Black officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery. Special memorials may be made out to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 2973 Mount Olivet Road, Hartwell, GA 30643. The Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell was in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.stricklandfh.com.