November 5, 1934 ~ July 30, 2018

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Gordon “Bob” Dyer, 83, of Asheville, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Asheland Ridge Health Care. Born in Buncombe County to the late William Gordon and Luella Dover Dyer, he was a personnel manager for Banjo Performance for twenty-two years; a field rep for Asheville Oil and general manager for Napa. He enjoyed being a ham operator N4ELY, played the steel guitar and was a member of Mt. Herman Masonic Lodge 118 AF and AM in Asheville Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Gladys Rhew Dyer; daughters, Staci Dyer of Asheville and Paula Fox (Daryl) of Fairview; grandson, Greg Parham (Maryann) of Fletcher and great, grandson, Conner Parham. A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 5 at 2:00 p.m. at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road. Rev. Earl Jones will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Asheland Ridge Health Care, 91 Victoria Rd., Asheville, NC. 28801, or to Care Partners, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC, 28813.

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  1. My sweet friend Paula and Daryl, I can’t tell you how my heart goes out to you~ even knowing this was coming.. it doesn’t matter. You and his family was everything to Bob. He loved his friends, and most of all.. He loved The Lord.
    Please know I am praying for you without ceasing. God is good, I pray He will wrap his loving arms around you and peace will be yours if only for a little while a day.. Heaven is a better place today- cause your Daddy is there. What joy in knowing, we will see out loved ones again. God love you all…..

  2. Paula and family,

    So sorry to hear about your dad. He seemed to really enjoy life as I read his obituary. Please know you will be in my prayers in the coming days. May the Lord comfort you all.

  3. Gladys, Paula, Daryl and Staci,
    May God bring you peace during this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. So very sorry for the loss of your father Paula, my heart goes out to you and your family as you go through these next few days. May God give you all comfort in knowing he is in a better place today. You will all be in my prayers and in my thoughts.

  5. Paula and family… Your dad did lots of things in his life..but I’m sure he felt his greatest accomplishment was having such a loving and beautiful family…I am praying for comfort as you all grieve your loss… I loved that he enjoyed operating his ham radio…our daddy’s # was CQTX.. love to everyone.. I will see you on Sunday… Joan and Robert Gibson

  6. Paula and family,
    Please accept my sincere sympathies in the death of your father. My prayers will be upon you and your whole family during the days ahead. Kaye Allen ACR Class of 74

  7. Paula, I remember your dad so well. He was a wonderful man. I know he is in Heaven looking down on you and the rest of the family. Praying for each of you today and throughout May God Be With You Today And Always Love Debbie

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ‘Rock’ Dale worked many years with him at Banjo’s.

  9. Staci and family,
    Andrew and I are so sorry to hear about the passing of you father and grandfather (Greg). He is in a better place in GOD’S arms.

    Our prayers go out to all of you.

    Praying for you,
    Andrew and Michelle

  10. Gladys and Family, Thelma and I have been, and will continue to pray for you. I know Bob will be missed. We all have a void in our life….a sadness that will someday be removed, when we see him and many friends again. Please let us know if we can assist you with anything.

  11. I am sorry for your loss. Bob would come by my plant R&D Plastics every Tuesday morning and we would have a cup of coffee and talk. He did this for almost 8 years. I will miss those talks as I did when he had to stop coming by.He was a good friend I will miss him so. God Bless.


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