Luther O. Dyer, Jr., 70, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

He was born on Sept. 22, 1951, in Yaeger, West Virginia, to Luther O. Dyer Sr. and Delores Maxine Buchanan Dyer. His family moved to Madison in December 1954 and he graduated from Madison Consolidated High School there. He was inducted into the US Army on March 5, 1971, and rose to the rate of Specialist Four serving during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on Dec. 4, 1972, receiving the National Defense Service Medal and was transferred to the Reserves until he was discharged on March 4, 1977. He then worked in the exhaust industry for most of his work career. Early in life he worked for Reliance Electric in Madison and while later residing in Knoxville, Tennessee, worked for Walmart and Midwest Corp. He was raised in the Madison Assembly of God Church and held membership in the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Survivors include his mother of Madison; his son, Eric Dyer of Batesburg, South Carolina; his daughters, Michelle Dyer and Courtney Dyer; and two grandchildren, Christopher and Aubrey Dyer.

He was preceded in death by his father on Jan. 27, 2011, and a brother, Johnny Lujack Dyer, on June 10, 1977.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery there. Visitation is 12:30 p.m. until time of services Friday at the cemetery chapel. A final salute with military honors will be conducted by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion. Arrangements entrusted to Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans through the funeral home. Online condolences and memorials,