Larry Dyer was born in Gainesville, Georgia. He graduated from Gainesville High School where he excelled in baseball and football as an all state fullback/linebacker and was named to the 1970 Georgia High School Athletic Association All-Star Football Team. He attended Tennessee Tech University.
Larry worked for four years with KLLM Trucking & Logistics in Jackson, Mississippi. He then returned to his hometown of Gainesville and founded Dyer Roofing and Sheet Metal in partnership with his brother, Johnny, in 1977.
Larry is a past member of the Gainesville Jaycees and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Hall County. He was a volunteer coach with Gainesville Park & Recreation for many years coaching football, baseball, and softball and was honored as a Volunteer of the Year. He is a member of the Gainesville High School Athletic Club. He was inducted into the Gainesville High “Herd of Honor Hall of Fame” at the Collegiate Grill in downtown Gainesville in January 2016.
Larry is a husband, father of 3 and a “Pops” to 6 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading and is an avid golfer.