Condolences For Pastor Johnny B. Dyer

July 5, 1931 - August 5, 2019

Dear Family, What a day of rejoicing it must be in heaven...Johnny has gone home! And while I know you are all sad to have to say goodbye to such a wonderful father, grandfather, husband, and brother, I know Jesus has greeted him with a "Well done, thy good and faithful servant!" Johnny has touched so many lives including mine. He was a powerful influence on me for many years at Roberts Memorial. And while I have not been close to him for many years I still felt his influence on my life so many years later. It was always a joy to see him from time to time around town. His personality was always bold and moving! God bless you all greatly as you adjust to life here without him! Love, Estellé and Bert Gullett
Estellé Gullett


love and prayers for all the family. met this dear preacher and his wife Kitty at preachers meetings several yrs. ago.loved to hear Bro. Johnnie preach.may God comfort your hearts now and in the days to come. Jim and Betty McGhee.
Betty McGhee

The world lost a great man. My heart goes out to you. Praying for everyone.
Ronda Khalifa

Sorry for loss,Praying for you guys.Johnny wild man dyer was my friend. He will be surely missed.
Larry Manuel

I am sorry to hear of the passing of Pastor Johnny Dyer. He was a very loving man of GOD. He was loved by all of my family, especially my mother Sallie Lemons. He really comforted us by preaching her eulogy. He will be greatly missed. Sending our love to Mrs. Kitty and the entire family.
Felice Brim

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Mr Dyer. To Jay, Lee and the family, oh what a Homecoming it was though for him to be in the presence of his Lord, our Savior, without a sorry, nor pain, and with his lived ones awaiting him there. Our prayers of comfort are with you, and may the grace & joy of Jesus be with you always.
Donnie Underwood

Johnny was the first pastor I ever had at Roberts Memorial Baptist Church. He baptized me in Matrimony Creek at age 5, and for many years to follow served as an outstanding role model for our family of how a servant of Jesus Christ should live. I have many fond memories of hearing him preach, attending visitation with him, and singing Christmas carols to the community with him and the other church members. He was a good, honest man and I know he was loved by many in Eden and beyond, and many will mourn his loss. While I'm sorry to hear of his passing, I rejoice in the reunion I know he is having in Heaven with all those whom he loved and lost, especially Bunny. And the greatest prize for Johnny is surely to stand at the feet of his risen Lord, and hear the words, "Well done, my good and faithful servant".
Joshua Gullett

Sympathy and prayers to all Johnny's family and others whom he influenced to walk with Christ. Betty and Lynn, whom I know personally, please know I offer my special condolences to you at the loss of your brother.
Rev. Marcia McQueen

My condolences to the Dyer family at the death of Johnny (whom I did not know). I especially extend my sympathies to Bobby and to Betty, both of whom I knew well as we were growing up in our teen years (in the 1950's). May God richly bless you in the loss of your brother.
James (Jimmy) Adkins, Selmer, TN

Dear Kitty, & Dyer family, We are so sorry to hear of Brother Johnnys' passing . He was a go-getter for "JESUS" . He was what he preached about, kind, loving ,giving Man of God . I pray his preaching will continue to Save Souls even now & after his going on to Heaven . He is Healed now . May God Bless & comfort each of you during & after this difficult time . You are in my thoughts & Prayers, Love in Christ, Nancy & Harold Raines .!
Nancy Raines

Pastor was such a blessing to everyone he meet. Our loss and heavens gain. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Gladys M Hill and Family
Gladys M Hill and Family

My father, J. e. Fulcher, worked with “Johnnie” at Duke Power. Remember that Daddy spoke highly of John and considered him to be a friend. My memory of John was him putting a really playhouse in our backyard for some time until he had a place for it for Lee. Thank you, John, I loved playing in the playhouse. My sympathies to the family for your loss.
Amy Fulcher Taylor

To all the family we are so sorry to learn of Johnny’s passing. He was a great man and so kind to everyone he met. Prayers and deepest sympathy.
Susan & Louis Childrey

Lee and Family: My condolences to you as you go through this time. Lee was one of my best friends when growing up in Eden. Her Father was always a positive, caring presence.
Virginia Ann Wall

Dear Lee and Jay and Johnny’s families, Though out of touch for many years, I feel the closeness that family brings together in sad times like this. Johnny’s smile,so aptly captured in this photo, always brought us kindness and his deep concern for our religious beliefs. I am so very sorry to think of you without him in your lives, especially the lives of your children, great and great great grandchildren. The memories we have of Johnny and Bunny are fond and joyful , especially of us together in the old days. I wish you much sympathy. Pam Atkins and Russ Karasik , Jesse and Reed
Pam Atkins

Jay - So sorry to hear of your father's passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Shively Harbour

Dear Dyer Family- We were so saddened to hear of your great loss, but know that Mr. Dyer is at peace in paradise with God. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Melanie Stone Acton and family