Shawn Gerald Dyer


Shawn Gerald Dyer, beloved husband, father and son, 45, of Ellsworth passed away suddenly Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Shawn was born March 20, 1973, to Scott and Marjorie (Kief) Dyer of Steuben.

Shawn was a loyal employee of Wesmac Custom Boats, as a Boat Boss. He was an avid snowmobiler enjoying hitting the trail with his dad, his brother and Rebecca. He loved packing the family and the camper and heading out to a new destination and adventure. He and Rebecca spent many happy hours enjoying the Fly-In, Antique stores and flea markets, but mostly they enjoyed relaxing together by a fire. He was Rebecca’s very best friend. Shawn had a quiet but deep faith and he will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his parents, Scott Dyer and Erin of Winslow and Marjorie Butler and Ernie of Hancock, his beloved wife, Rebecca, of Ellsworth. Children Alisha Colby Dyer and Dylan of Orland, Dakota Chipman of Ellsworth, Karli Dyer and Spencer of Southwest Harbor, Mackenzie Chipman of Ellsworth and Mackenzie Dyer of Hancock. Brother Scott Dyer Jr. and Christie of Hancock, niece Toni Dyer, nephews Ricky, Spencer, Caleb, Isaac and Jason Dyer, all of Hancock, several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents Scott and Beatrice Dyer of Steuben and Gerald and Rose Kief of Hancock.

Calling hours will be Friday, Jan. 11, from 5-7 p.m. at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. A service of remembrance will be Saturday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. at Bible Baptist Church, Route 1 Hancock, with Pastor William Sommerville officiating. Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Hancock. Following the committal, there will be a gathering at the church for refreshments.

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