Folk singer was devoted to Mo. heritage

Bob Dyer, the ‘Bard of Boonville,’ shared history through poetry, song
Thursday, April 12, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 5:57 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

The music communities of Columbia and Boonville are mourning the loss of Bob Dyer, a folk musician, poet and historian known as the “Bard of Boonville” for his historical tales of his hometown.