Ronny Garfield Dyer, 74, of Troy, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019.
A funeral service was held 2 p.m., Thursday, December 26, 2019 at West Montgomery High School Football Field. Dr. Harold Pope officiated and burial followed at Uwharrie United Methodist Church Cemetery with Military Rites by Randolph County Honor Guard.
Born June 14, 1945 in Montgomery County, he was a son of the late Brantley Vanhoy and Mary Belle Dyer Davis. He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and served one tour during the Vietnam Conflict. He retired from the U.S. Forest Service with 37 years of service. The last 22 of those years, he served as law enforcement for the U.S. Forest Service. He was a courier for First Bank for seven years and spent 12 years working security in the courtroom for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. He was a member of West Montgomery Lions Club for 15 years and also served 25 years as a volunteer for the Uwharrie Volunteer Fire Department. Ronny spent 24 years pulling chain for West Montgomery High School Football. Ronny also loved to fish and play golf.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty Jean Saunders Dyer of the home; sons, Rodney Dyer (Brooke Kinley) of Thomasville and Brian Jay Dyer of Portland, Ore.; daughter, Amity Renae Dyer and fiancé Matt Berrier of Lexington; grandson, Ashton Hudson of Albemarle; great-grandson, Nathan Hudson of Albemarle; and half-sister, Kim Callicutt (James) of Troy.
Memorials may be made to West Montgomery Lions Club, 3916 River Rd., Troy, NC 27371.
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made to www.bumgarnerfunerals.com