Col. Dyer T. Lennox, (USMC) Ret., 57

 

 

Grafton, N.H. — Col. Dyer T. Lennox, (USMC) Ret., 57, passed away in the comfort of his home on Wednesday evening, March 12, 2008. He was born in Glens Falls on Aug. 9, 1950. He grew up in Middle Granville and attended Granville Central High School, class of 1969 where he was the Rotary exchange student to Sweden from 1967 to 1968. He attended the University of Michigan, Class of 73, on an ROTC scholarship and graduated with a civil engineering degree. Dyer joined in the U.S.M.C. and served 30 years, His duty stations were Hawaii, where he married his wife, former Sgt. Sherri Lynn

 

Sullivan, Norfolk, Va., Camp David, Md., where his daughter, Nikole, was born, Camp Lejuene, N.C., where his son, Christopher PFC, US Army, was born, Joint Chief of Staff, Pentagon, Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan, NATO, Naples Italy, Naval War College, Newport R.I., where he earned his masters degree in International Relations, Chief of Staff, 29 Palms Ca., Naval War College, and Newport R.I. as a teacher. During his career he received numerous awards; Legion of Merit, (Second Award), Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps, Achievement Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps. Commendation Medal.

When he retired in May of 2004, he relocated with his wife to Grafton, N.H.  He was treasurer for the Military Officers Association of America and an active member of the American Legion in Canaan.

Dyer was predeceased by his father, Byron C. Lennox, Sr.

He is survived by his wife Sherri Lennox of Grafton, N.H.; a daughter, Nikole Lennox of Concord, N.H.; a son, Christopher Lennox  of Ft. Lewis, Wash.;  his mother, Leona Lennox of Granville; his aunt, Audrey Lennox of Glens Falls; his sister, Susan Lennox of Sacramento Ca; his brothers, Byron Lennox Jr. and his wife, Donna, of Lebanon Conn.,

Robert Lennox and his wife, Margaret, of Granville, Craig Lennox and his wife Cathy of Middle Granville and David Lennox and his wife, Debra, of Middle Granville, and multiple nieces and nephews.

Family and friends attended calling hours at Ricker Funeral in Enfield, N.H. on Saturday, March 15. A funeral was held at the United Methodist Church of Canaan, N.H., on Sunday March 16. The Rev. Roy Richardson  officiated. Full Military Honors were provided.

Memorial donations can be made to the United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 463, Canaan, N.H., 03741 or American Legion Post 55 Weldwebster, Church Street, Canaan, N.H., 03741.

Arrangements were by Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Enfield.

 

 

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