Born: September 06, 1917
Died: January 26, 2013
Donald Richard Dryer of Hillsdale, Michigan passed away on January 26, 2013 at Country Living in Hillsdale. He was born on September 6, 1917 in Miringo Township in Calhoun County to Guy and Gladys (Upton) Dryer.
He lived most of his adult life in Hillsdale where he was Co-Owner of Guy Dryer & Sons Excavating. He was a member of Bankers Baptist Church where he served as a past Sunday School Teacher and a past Deacon from 1951 through 2006. He married the love of his life Doris Mae Huff on September 14, 1938 in Bryan, Ohio. She preceded him in passing in 1995. Besides his wife he was preceded in passing by his parents and one brother Earl.
Donald is survived by two sons, William (Irene) Dryer of Jonesville, MI, and David (Rosemary) Dryer of Hillsdale, MI, and one daughter Carol (James) Hartman of Scottville, MI; 8 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 6 step-great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter; two brothers, Russell (Maryrose) Dryer and John (Ila) Dryer.
At his request cremation has taken place and a memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Donald Richard Dryer will be held at the Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Homes in Hillsdale on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 beginning at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Alan Fenstermaker officiating. Private interment will take place at a later date. The family will receive friends for visitation from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to Hospice of Hillsdale County.
Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home
3380 W. Carleton Road
Hillsdale, MI 49242