Michael D. Dyer
Michael D. Dyer, 63, of Gainesboro passed away Sept. 16 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove Community.
He was born June 24, 1956 in Jackson County. He was the owner of Giovanni’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant.
He was preceded in death by: parents, Carmen Dyer and Marilyn Dyer; brother, Richard Dyer; sister, Karen Dyer; the mother of his children, Teresa Dyer; and brother in law, Carlos Mahan.
Surviving relatives include: son, Michael Bryan (Marlana) Dyer of Gainesboro; daughters, Brittany Dyer of Cookeville; grandchildren, Nicholas (Kinsey) Lemmons, Michael Ayden Dyer, Ethyn Dyer and Vivian George; sisters, Susan Mahan and Sharon (Jeff) Loftis, all of Baxter; sister in law; Sherry Dyer of Baxter; and best friend and business partner, Jim (Faye) Jackson of Cookeville.