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Van Dyer

April 10, 1944 — April 5, 2024

Henderson, TN

 Van William Dyer, age 79, of Henderson, Tennessee passed away on April 5th2024 at Jackson General Hospital surrounded by family with the Alan Jackson Precious Memories Tape playing softly. He was born in  Luray, TN at home. 


Van served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam war. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid tennis player and loved UT sports.

He is survived by his wife, Gail of almost 60 years, a son, Matt (Melissa) a daughter, Chelsea Kopp, (Jeremy).  He is also survived by his grandchildren who he loved dearly, Chase Dyer, Mia Dyer, Allie Grace Kopp, Alivia Kopp and Clayton Kopp.

He was in banking as a career and made many friends during this time. He was Baptist in faith. He and his wife taught kindergarten class together.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elma Crouse Dyer and his father, Brodie Leamon Dyer. He also lost his grandparents paternal and maternal.

He fought a long battle with cancer never complaining. He had a smile for everyone who he met and never had a bad word to say about anyone.  He will be cherished and missed by his family. He loved his faithful fur babies, LaLa and Sadie.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Beech Bluff.

The family will receive friends at the cemetery from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Saturday.

Shackelford Funeral Directors
731-989-2421
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