Joseph "Joe" E. Dryer passed away in St. Louis, Missouri on April 14, 2021 at the age of 62. He was the beloved husband of Cheryl L. Dryer nee Dettmer of Saint Charles, Missouri; He is survived by his wife; five children, Matt J. (Denise) Dryer of Moscow Mills, MO, Chelsea Ann Dryer of St. Louis, MO, Thomas J. (Nicole) Dryer of Foley, MO, Ben J. (Sydney) Dryer of Wentzville, MO, Christopher "Chris" Pace of St. Charles, MO; sister-in-law, Polly Dryer of Lake St. Louis, MO; granddaughter, Lyla Kay; and his dogs, Jack and Grady.
Joe enjoyed spending time outdoors fishing, riding his bike on the Katy Trail, going to auto races, building and running his RC boats, and he liked to show off his cooking abilities on his Traeger Grill. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends and taking his dogs on long walks. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James G. and Mildred B. Dryer nee Blanken, brothers, James G. Dryer, Jr., John "Jack" Dryer, Jerry Dryer, sisters, Mary Ann Dryer and Patrice Ashby.
Memorials may be made payable to: NAMI St. Louis or Missouri Botanical Gardens in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P. O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385
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