JONESPORT - Eldon Lewis "Bud" Dyer, 77, passed away on March 24, 2015, at his home in Jonesport, surrounded by his family. He was born in Jonesport on February 12, 1938, the son of Stillman R. and Bertha (Caler) Dyer.
Bud is survived by his wife, Margaret L. Dyer; daughters, Anita Beth Dyer and her partner, Douglas Kane, of Ben Lomond, CA, and Marla Sue and her husband, Michael Bagley, of Addison; stepchildren that he raised and thought of as his own, Monte Brown and his partner, Ernie Geddes, of Freedom, Me, Jennifer Brown of Jonesport and Kathy Marie Brown (his special care-giver) of Addison; grandchildren, Kristen Alley and her husband, Joshua Schlaefer, of Ellsworth and Courtney Lynn Bagley of Addison; great-granddaughter, Ashra Lee Schlaefer of Ellsworth; grandchildren that he helped raise and thought of as his own, John Stephen Whitt Jr., USMC, of Washington, DC, Cody Whitt of Jonesport, Cameron Brown (he raised as his own son) and partner, Erica Hatt, Jessie Brown, Joseph Ocampo, Lorena Sanchez and Liliana Amador, all of Addison; and great-grandchildren, Kayden of Jonesport and Aleah Whitt of North Carolina. He will also be greatly missed by many special friends, including Elliott and Danita Beal of Beals, Paul Farnsworth of Jonesport, Wayne Beals of Jonesport and Muriel Gay of Jonesboro; and his beloved dog, Lexi. He was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Ethel "Kit" Dyer Rockwell; his brother-in-law, Ansel Rockwell; his nephew, Ivan Rockwell' and his great-nephew, Michael Rockwell.
There will be no services at this time. A service to remember and celebrate his life will be held later this year. Donations may be made to Alzheimer's or a charity of one's choice.