Daryl Dean Dwyer, 87, of Lawrence, Kansas passed away June 24, 2018 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born February 8, 1931 in Wahoo, Nebraska, the son of Dennis and Mathilda (Jurgens) Dwyer.
He grew up in Wahoo and graduated from Wahoo High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954. He then worked for the BF Goodrich Tire Co before starting D&D Tire in December of 1971. He owned and operated D&D Tire until his retirement.
On November 28, 1959 he married Norma Jean Follett in Kansas City, MO. Other survivors include daughter Sandy Hopkins (Mike) of Granbury, TX, son Philip of Lawrence, five grandchildren Matthew Hopkins, Eric (Sara) Hopkins, Jackson Dwyer, Ike Dwyer, and MaryKathyrn Dwyer, and great granddaughter Elenore Hopkins.
Daryl enjoyed golf and was a member of Sertoma, the American Legion, MidAmerica Tire Dealers Association (past president), Big Blue Sportsman Club, and TPA.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 27 at 6:00 to 7:30 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 10 am on June 28. Burial will be 1 pm at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association or the Douglas County Community Foundation, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044