Eugene E "Gene" Dyer

October 12th, 1932 to April 3rd, 2014
Eugene Edward “Gene” Dyer, 82, of Port Huron, died Thursday, April 3, 2014.

He was born October 12, 1932 in Wolverine to the late Ray and Adelia Dyer. He married Eileen Catlin on September 5, 1959 in Milford.

Mr. Dyer served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and retired after 20 years. He was then a machine tool electrician for 20 years with the Cross Company, which later became Giddings & Lewis. He was a member of American Legion Marysville Post #449 and a former member of the Moose Lodge in Dublin, Georgia and Moose Lodge #158. He enjoyed bowling and loved watching the Tigers.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eileen; four children, Stephen (Donna) Dyer, Bruce (Kari) Dyer, Deborah (Michael) Mantey and Edward (Jill) Dyer; a stepdaughter, Gail (Michael) Gooch; eight grandchildren, Damon & Tara Dyer, Anthony & Kyle Dyer, Kira & Shane Mantey and Ashley & Cheyenne Dyer; two great grandchildren, Joseph and Mariah; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Bollinger, Ora Lanning and Beatrice Preaseau; and a brother, Orville Dyer.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. Dr. Robert Wynkoop will officiate.

Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Air Force and the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Council.

Burial will be in Christian Memorial Cemetery, Rochester. Pallbearers will be Damon, Anthony & Kyle Dyer, Michael Gooch, and Eric & Frank Gahns.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Heart to Heart Hospice. To send condolences, visit

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