Homer Clifford ‘Bud’ Dyer, Jr., 90, of Portsmouth, passed away Friday September 13, 2019 at his home. Bud was born September 24, 1928 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Homer Clifford Dyer and Ada Scott Dyer Sr. He was a 1948 graduate of PHS and had retired from the Goodyear Atomic Corp., where he had been employed as a carpenter for 30 years. Bud attended Temple Baptist Church and was an Army veteran of the Korean War where he served in the Signal Corps. He will be sadly missed by those who knew him.
Homer is survived by his wife of 68 years, Wavel Wright Dyer, whom he married in Portsmouth on February 22, 1951; two sons John Alan (Amy) Dyer of Chesapeake, VA, Jeffrey Paul Dyer of Portsmouth; one daughter, Martha Jane Cremeans of Portsmouth; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Joseph Lee Dyer and James Brian Dyer; and 3 sisters, Virginia Carver, Betty Dyer and Janet Rowe.
Private family graveside services will be held in Greenlawn Cemetery with Rev. John Gowdy officiating.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the James Dickey Post 23 American Legion Honors Detail.