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Obituary: James W. Dyer, 74, Taylor Co., KY

James W. Dyer was an intelligence officer with the National Security Office. He was a member of Midway Road Church of Christ.

James W. Dyer of Port St. Lucie, FL, formerly of Laurel, MD, was born in Nashville, TN. He died Saturday, August 29, 2009, in Port St. Lucie, FL at the age of 74.

Graveside service will be at 11amET/10amCT, May 29, 2010, at Brookside Cemetery, W. Main ST, Campbellsville, KY.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Midway Road Church of Christ.

He was a volunteer in the Kings Isle Community where he lived.

He was an intelligence officer with National Security Agency and retired after 40 years of service. He served his country honorably in the United States Army and the Army Reserves.

He received his Bachelors Degree from Vanderbilt University and a Masters Decree from John Hopkins University.

He united in marriage to Jean Shipp in 1956.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Jean Shipp Dyer of Port St. Lucie, FL and the following:
  • One daughter and one son: Karen Kelly Dyer and husband, Eric Gray of Port St. Lucie, FL; and Anthony L. Dyer of Laurel, Maryland

  • One brother, Andrew Dyer of Woodland Hills, CA

  • A sister-in-law, Virginia Shipp Smith of Campbellsville, KY

  • And several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 518 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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