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James "Jimmy" Dyer

November 13, 1930 June 9, 2018
James "Jimmy" Dyer
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Obituary for James "Jimmy" Dyer

James Dyer, 87, of Lapeer, (formerly of Harbor Beach, Michigan) died Saturday, June 9, 2018.

James was born November 13, 1930 in Carluke, Scotland, son to James and Margaret (Donald) Dyer. He graduated from Paisly Institute (Scotland), class of 1946. James served in the Royal Air Force in Malaya and Korea from 1949-1950. He married Mary Wilson Dawkins on March 20, 1954 in Detroit. Jimmy went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree from Wayne State University. He worked as an accountant for both Ford and Chrysler, retiring in 1989. Accumulative, Jimmy's career lasted 50 years.

Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics Michigan, (Southeast Michigan Regional Office), 2275 N. Opdyke Road, Suite F, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Jimmy is survived by his wife, Mary Dyer; three sons: Donald Dyer of Oxford, Alistair (Cynthia) Dyer of Lapeer and John (Patty) Dyer of Yale; four grandchildren: Stuart (Nicole) Dyer, Amanda Dyer, Thomas Dyer and Katie Dyer; great-grandbaby, Deonte; brother, Donald (Fran) Dyer of Shawnee Mission, Kansas. James was preceded in death by his parents.

In keeping with Jimmy’s wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer.


Event Information

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial Contribution

Special Olympics Michigan

Southeast Regional Office
2275 N. Opdyke Road, Suite F
Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326

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