Johnny Dyer was born in Gainesville, Georgia. He graduated from Gainesville High School where he excelled in sports. He attended Gainesville College and Georgia State University.
Johnny served his country in the US Army in the Vietnam War. In 1977, he founded Dyer Roofing and Sheet Metal in partnership with his brother, Larry.
He was a volunteer baseball coach with the American Legion and Gainesville Park & Recreation for 20 years.
Johnny is a husband, father of 3 and a “Pops” to 12 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, and is an avid golfer and fisherman.