A celebration of life service for Donald Leon (Don) Dyer, 82, will be May 24 in Murrieta, Calif.
Mr. Dyer died April 20, 2013, in Murrieta, Calif. He was born Feb. 15, 1931, near Gainesville.
He was a graduate of Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was the founding pastor of East Side Baptist Church in Killeen and went on to serve several other churches in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona. His later years were spent in southern California.
Mr. Dyer was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; two sisters; and one daughter, Carol Beavers.
Survivors include his wife, Janet; one brother, Harold; five children, Gary, Sherry, Larry, Debbie and John; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.