William  "Bill" Dyer

Obituary for William "Bill" Dyer

August 26, 1931 - February 7, 2019
Savoy, Illinois | Age 87


William E. "Bill" Dyer lately of Savoy, IL, passed away on the evening of February 7, 2019, at Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois. He was born on August 26, 1931, in Massac County, IL. He was the son of Walter and Eunice (Corson) Dyer. He married Patricia A. Cockrel on July 21, 1951.

Mr. Dyer was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, a Mason, and an Army Veteran. He enjoyed golfing with his son Michael, watching college basketball and football, playing cards with family and friends, and reading. A quiet and gentle man, he loved his family and devoted most of his life to their care and happiness.

Surviving are two sons, Tony (Holly) Dyer of Aurora and Michael Dyer of Savoy as well as two grandchildren, Jessica Dyer of Westmont, IL, and Abby Dyer of Aurora.

He was preceded in death by his wife; an infant daughter, Susan; his parents; four brothers and one sister.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10 AM until time of the memorial service 11 AM at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign, IL 61820. The Rev. Dr. Sheryl Palmer will be officiating.

A private family burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his memory to Cunningham Children's Home, 1301 N. Cunningham Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, www.cunninghamhome.org/donate.

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