Halteman Fett & Dyer Funeral Home

436 North Broad Street Lancaster, OH 43130


  • Alexander Dyer


    Alexander "A.J." Dyer was born and raised in Lancaster, Ohio. He is a 2nd-generation funeral director. His grandfather is an original namesake of Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home And Memorials.

    A.J. graduated from William V. Fisher Catholic High School in 2010 and earned his bachelor's degree in mortuary science from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2014. While pursuing his education, A.J. served as class president and earned the Bill Pierce Award in recognition of his distinguished representation of the funeral service industry. A.J. has served full-time since the fall of 2014.

    A.J. is a member of the Lancaster Rotary Club 375 as well as the Lancaster Tarhe Lions Club. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, playing golf and fishing.

  • James Dyer


    James "Jim" Dyer has been with the Halteman-Fett and Dyer Funeral Home since the 1980s and has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since the 70s. Jim and his wife, Birdie, owned, managed and worked at the funeral home for many years. He is now serving as a consultant for the funeral home, working closely with the new manager, Alexander J. "A.J." Dyer.

    Within his community, Jim serves in his church, was past president of the Lancaster Lions and is involved with District 13 of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association. Jim enjoys gardening, fishing and golfing in his spare time.

  • Christopher Kemmerer

    Funeral Director

    A lifelong resident of Lancaster,  Chris has worked in the funeral industry for more than 2 decades. He attended Ohio University and graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Chris is a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association and is a licensed Ohio insurance agent.

    He enjoys golfing, walking his dog, yardwork and spending as much time as he can with his family. Chris is married; he and his wife are the proud parents of 3 children.