Bill Hyer, 63, of Odessa, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Elmira, NY on June 15, 1954, the son of the late Gerald and Esther (Ayers) Hyer. Bill graduated from Odessa-Montour High School and BOCES in 1972. On May 18, 1974, he married Susan Graves at the Odessa Baptist Church.
Bill was retired from TransAct and Borg Warner in Ithaca. He was a member of the Reynoldsville United Methodist Church, Myrtle-Jefferson Lodge #131 F&AM, Kalurah Shrine Binghamton Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star Fern-Tyrone Chapter # 142, Sons of the American Legion, and Watkins Chapter #182 R.A.M. Bill loved hunting, working in his garage, and spending time with his family.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 43 years, Susan Hyer; daughters, Billie Jo (Dustin) Carnes and Wendy (Lauren) Richtmyer; grandchildren, Jessica and Jacob Carnes; brothers, Gerald (Donna) Hyer and David Hyer (Sue Snyder); sister, Donna (Dwight) Wilber; and by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and grandson, Dustin L. Carnes, Jr.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 3-5 pm at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Services will begin at 5:00 pm, followed by a reception at the Myrtle-Jefferson Lodge, 308 W. Main St., Montour Falls. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or to CareFirst Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.