• Date Of Birth: February 20, 1932
  • Date Of Death: November 20, 2014
  • State: Montana

Robert Lee Dyer, 82 years old of Great Falls, passed away on November 20, 2014 of natural causes.

Robert was born February 20, 1932 to Billie & Lucille Dyer. At the age of 20 he enlisted in the US Air Force. He was a Command Helicopter Pilot during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart, among many other medals and commendations. Robert obtained the rank of Major and retired as such in 1970.

Robert was married to the love of his life and mother of his four wonderful children in 1956 in Nashville, TN. He and Patricia Owens were blessed with 58 years together and in that time were able to enjoy many of life’s riches. They shared the responsibility and joy of owning a local business, Hobbyland, where Robert freely tinkered with the many hobbies he loved. Each of their children worked at Hobbyland and are all very proud of the work ethic they were taught. Outside of work, Robert loved to watch his kids playing sports in High School.

Aside from his interests at the business he spent his time in several diverse activities, such as playing the organ and accordion at church, was a member of the Model Railroaders Club and Montana Pioneer Classic Auto Club.

Robert is survived by his wife, Patricia Dyer; sons, BJ Dyer of Denver, CO, Bill (Pam) Dyer of Frisco, TX, Brad (Heather-Ann) Dyer of Minot, ND and Bryan (Lisa) Dyer of Ashburn, VA; sister, Barbara Crow, brother, John Dyer; as well as ten grandchildren.

Those who have preceded him in death include his parents and a sister, Elaine.

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