Willard M. Dyer Jr. died Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Born July 26, 1925 Bill had a life-long passion for aviation. He served in the Army Air Corps, trained new pilots during the 1950’s, and was active in the First Flight Society and other aviation-related organizations. Bill was involved in the Masonic Order and a number of other service organizations.
Bill is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elsie B. Dyer; and by daughters, Leslie D. King (Wayne), Nancy D. Aycock (Doug), Beverly A. Dyer, and Myra D. Murphy; granddaughters, Kelly A. Poteat (Blake) and Casey E. Aycock; and great-grandson, Wesley D. Poteat. He is also survived by one sister, Sandra D. Hinson (Rea).
The family will receive friends at Edwards Funeral Home in Kinston, NC on Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. The family will hold a private service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Lenoir Community College Foundation Aviation Fund, P.O. Box 188, Kinston, NC 28502.