Steve Oscar "Roundman" Dyer, born December 5, 1943, died at his residence on Sunday, September 27, 2020.
Steve was a retired police officer with 39 years of service. He worked for the Trion Police Department, Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department, Walker County Sheriff’s Department, Summerville Police Department, and LaFayette Police Department; as well as 20 years with Chattooga County EMS. Steve was an emeritus member of Grand Lodge of Georgia, Trion Masonic Lodge #160, F & AM, Royal Arch Mason #026, the Chattooga County Shrine Club, and Yarabb Shrine Temple. He attended the Summerville Pentecostal Worship Center. Steve enjoyed electronics, guns, and loved his grandchildren.
Steve was preceded in death by parents, Louis and Addie Mae Barksdale Dyer; brother, Jerry Dyer; and sister, Jennine Smith.
Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Rebecca Bowling Dyer; two sons, Steve L. Dyer of Summerville and Gregory A. Dyer of Decatur; two daughters, Nichole (Cole) Fannin of Carrollton and Darlene (Tommy) McRae of Summerville; grandchildren, Dara and Deana McRae, Adalyn, Dalton, and Dixon Fannin, and Britt Carpenter; sisters, Lisa (Jackie) Chandler and Marlene Cook; sisters-in-law, Shirley (Odis) Grogan, Brenda Martineau, Dorothy (Andy) Hutchins, Marlene Watwood, and brother-in-law, Dwight (Wanda) Bowling. Special lifelong friend Earle Rainwater.
The family will receive friends at the Summerville Pentecostal Worship Center on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 5-8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. at the Summerville Pentecostal Worship Center. Steve will lie in state from noon until the hour of service. Honorary pallbearers will be Trion Police Department, Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department, Walker County Sheriff’s Department, Summerville Police Department, LaFayette Police Department, Chattooga EMS, Summerville Dialysis, Masonic Lodge, Earle Rainwater, Dennis Stansell, Jack Brown, Randy Rush, and Jimmy Bennett. Active pallbearers will be Jason Smith, Ben Smith, Brian Flippo, Roger Avans, Gary McConnell, Britt Carpenter, Bryn Hutchins, and Ty Hutchins.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Chattooga County Shriners, P.O. Box 652, Summerville, Georgia, 30747 or Trion Masonic Lodge #160, #75 7th Street, Trion, Georgia-30753.
In concern for the health and safety of family and friends, we encourage the wearing of a facial covering and physical distancing during the viewing and service.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.