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Elwood "Sparky" Dyer Sr.

July 17, 1942 - December 28, 2007

Sparky Dyer


Sparky Dyer, most recently lead guitar player for the band Southern Specific and a fixture on the southern New Jersey country music scene has passed into eternity. Sparky died of natural causes while hunting on December 28th. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.


Sparky Dyer with Southern Specific


Sparky Dyer with Judi Parker and Classic Country


Sparky and Maria


Sparky jamming at Wells Mills in 2004


Sparky Dyer


Our thanks to Roy Everett and our friends at the Pineland Cultural Society for graciously allowing us to use their images of Sparky.


Thanks to Pacy Handlovsky for providing a few of his pictures of Sparky.