Vardi A. (Robinette) Dyer, a longtime resident of Lometa, passed away on Sept 19, 2018, of natural causes in Houston, Texas. Her body will be interred next to that of her husband in a graveside service at the Lometa Cemetery on Tuesday, 9/ 25.
Vardi was born Jan. 11, 1934 in Brownsville, TX. Vardi (known to family and friends as Bobbie) received a degree in Education in 1955 from Southwest Texas Teacher’s College in San Marcos. In 1959, she married Robert Dyer who was stationed at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio where she taught kindergarten.
As the wife of an Air Force officer, she cared for their four children when he was assigned to Korea and Vietnam and she brought the family to Japan where their third child, Adele, was born. After Col. Bob Dyer retired from the Air Force in 1973, the family moved to Lometa where Bobbie resumed her teaching career at West Oaks elementary in Lampasas where she touched many lives as a third grade teacher.
In retirement, she volunteered her time as a reader at her Catholic Church, gave communion to the sick, and cared for elders at the local nursing home. She was an avid reader, gardener, a creative explorer of arts and crafts, and most of all, she loved being near her children and four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by Bob Dyer, her devoted husband of 56 years. She is lovingly remembered by her children Theresa, Robert, Adele, Martha, her son-in-law Joe, her grandchildren Michael, John, Claire, and Helen, and other relatives and friends.
Visitation and Rosary will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25th at 9am at Good Shepherd Church of Lometa. Immediately following will be the celebration of Mass at 10am, also at Good Shepherd Church. Fr Paul Hudson will be presiding.