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Robert Dyer, 93, passed away on August 8, 2019, at VA Central Iowa Health Care System-Des Moines. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa on April 16, 1926, to Joseph and Dulcie Dyer.

Robert proudly served as a Sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps and was part of the 324th Bombing Squadron 8th Air Force. He was an avid race car mechanic and custom painter. Bob was a former board member of the Knoxville Sprint Car Hall of Fame and an active member for 71 years at what was formerly known as Grandview Park Baptist, and now Anchor Baptist Church.

Bob is survived by his wife of 71 years, Halla Lorane Dyer; his sons, Dennis Dyer and Don (Cindy) Dyer; 6 grandchildren, Ryan Dyer, Jason Dyer, Justin (LeeAnne) Dyer, LeAnn (Andy) Albright, Christmas Dyer and Brandon (Andrea) Dyer; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Ben Dyer; siblings, Lyle Small, Jack Dyer and Ruby Hansen.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave., Des Moines, with visitation starting at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 17 at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, 1 NE 60th Ave., Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame or Grandview Christian School in loving memory of Bob.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Visitation:
Friday, August 16, 2019
4-7 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442
Service:
Friday, August 16, 2019
7:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442
Disposition:
Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:00 am
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 NE 60th Ave.
Des Moines
Arrangements:
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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