Theodore “Ted” B. Dyer

May 25, 1938 - July 17, 2018

Theodore (Ted) Blane Dyer, 80, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past two years, formerly of Belleville, MI, passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. He was born May 25, 1938 in Wyandotte, MI to Ted and Viola Dyer, now deceased.

Ted was of the Catholic faith. He served three (3) years in the United States Marine Corp. and retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service. While there he earned numerous awards and bonuses for his creative and innovative suggestions. While working at Ford’s he continued his education earning his license in HVAC. After receiving his license, he started his own business (Dyer’s Heating and Cooling) while continuing to work at Ford’s. He owned and operated his business for over 30 years. Ted is also a life member of the Loyal Order of Moose #934 in Belleville MI. Over the years he donated many hours to various committees and was part of the ritual team. He also held offices within the Board of Officers including Governor.

Ted will be remembered for his love of his family and friends; the mischievous twinkle in his eye, the shoulder shrug, and the infamous eye roll.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Debbie Dyer of Cape Coral; three loving children, Karen Lynn Findley (David) of Rapid City, MI, Leslie Laurence of Belleville, MI, and Teri Dyer of Romulus, MI; six siblings, Marilyn Stoltz, Bernice Dyer, Richard Dyer, Evonne Burton, Tami Cleveland (Jerry), and Curt Dyer, all of MI; five grandchildren, Lindsay, Jared, Taylor, Robert, and Ashley; three great grandchildren, Parker, Bentley, and Alijah; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as Zoey, the dog.

A Celebration of Life will be held in MI later in August 2018. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Theodore Blane Dyer are suggested to either The Wounded Warrior Project ( or St. Jude’s Hospital (

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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