3219 South Main Street Anderson, SC 29624

Rev. Benjamin R. Dyar October 5, 1947 - April 26, 2023

Date of Funeral

May 1, 2023

Rev. Benjamin R. Dyar, 75, of Anderson, SC, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson, SC on October 5, 1947; he was the son of the late Benjamin Columbus and Ruby Dickson Dyar and was married to the late JoAnn Chasteen Dyar.  Benny was a retired preacher and evangelist.  He faithfully served the Lord for over 50 years.  He also worked as a bailiff for the Anderson County Courthouse.

Benny was a friend to all, a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  Left to cherish his memory are his children:  Teresa Wilkins (Ray), Benjamin Michael Dyar (Pat), Robyn Brown (Morgan), and Amanda Keaton; brothers:  Wade and Ruben Dyar; sister, Angela Cross; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is also predeceased by his siblings:  Perry Dyar, Rachel Vickery, Linda Cross, and JoAnn Vaughn.

Services will be held on Monday, May 1, 2023, at 1:30pm at Cross Hill Church of God officiated by Rev Larry Richardson and Rev. Scott Burdette.  A burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

A time of visitation will be held at the Church on Monday prior to the service from 12pm – 1:30pm.

The family will be at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Robyn and Morgan Brown.

Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory, South Chapel, is assisting the family.


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    Rick Aiken says

    Sending my sympathy to Mr. Dyar’s family

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    Dennis, Frances L. Hall and Family says

    Dear Teresa, Michael, Robyn, Amanda, Wade, Rueben, Angela and Family, we extend our heartfelt sympathy to you. May our LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST give to you HIS Comfort and Peace in your hearts today and the days ahead. You are in our ‘Prayers’ and Thoughts. Love

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    Judy Webb and Family says

    Deepest sympathy and prayers to your entire family 🙏🏽 May God hold you close and give you strength and peace. ❤️

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    Pam S Timmerman says

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all Benny was a precious man that was loved dearly by my family he will be forever missed

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