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William L. Bill Dryer 1937-2011
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SCOTT CITY — William L. “Bill” Dryer, 74, passed away as the result of a heart attack at Cedar Bluff Reservoir in Trego County Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. 
He was born June 15, 1937 in Emporia, the son of Cecil and Rachel Louise Boles Dryer. 
Bill graduated from Great Bend High School in 1955 and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1960. A resident of Scott City since 1965, moving from Minneapolis, Kan. He was a chemistry teacher for Scott Community High School from 1965 until his retirement in May of 1996. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Scott City, Kansas and a member of NEA. On July 12, 1964 he married Marilyn J. Austin in Cawker City. She survives.
Survivors include his wife Marilyn Dryer, Scott City; two daughters, Amy and Doug Overton, DeKalb, Ill.; and Brenda and Chris Chelvan, Salina; his mother, Louise Dryer, Great Bend; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at First United Methodist Church,
Scott City with Officiant Rev. Dennis Carter. Interment will be at the Scott County Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Bill Dryer Memorial Scholarship Fund or the First United Methodist Church, care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, Scott City.
Visitation is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Price & Sons Funeral Home *
401 S. Washington Street
Scott City, KS, 67781
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 27, 2011