July 5, 1935 ~ July 25, 2003

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Brevard, NC

Kenneth Daniel Ayers, Sr., 68, of 40 Doty Drive, Brevard, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at his home. Mr. Ayers was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late Robert William Ayers, Sr. and Nancy McCall Ayers. He was retired after 39 years with American Enka and attended Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest. He is survived by a daughter, Chantay Ayers Parris and her husband Richard of Clyde; two sons, Kenneth D. “Spud” Ayers, Jr. and his wife Debbie of Brevard and Donavan Wayne Ayers and his wife Kim of Enka; two grandchildren, Morgan Wayne Ayers and Marshall Wayne Ayers; a brother, Robert William Ayers, Jr. and his wife Jeanette of Winston-Salem; three nephews, Tim, Todd and Robbie; a niece, Suzanne; his first wife and mother of his children, Helen Sumner and his second wife, Lynda Ayers. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday in the Patton Avenue Chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Dr. Ronnie Owen and Tommy Owen officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Eddie Owen, Larry Owen, Ray Bryson, Morgan Ayers, Donavan Ayers and Spud Ayers. His family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home and request that memorials be made to Hospice of Transylvania County, 1234 Asheville Highway, Brevard, NC 28712.

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  1. Chantay,
    I am sorry to hear about your dad. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers.
    May the Lord be with you at this time and always.
    God Bless,
    Nancy Wright Suder

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  2. Chantay,
    I am sorry to hear about your dad. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers.
    May the Lord be with you at this time and always.
    God Bless,
    Nancy Wright Sluder

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  3. TO THE FAMILY,
    I AM VERY PROUD TO HAVE KNOWN KEN
    FOR THE SHORT YEARS I DID !!!!!!WE
    ALL KNOW THAT HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE.HANG ON TO THE GREAT MEMORIES !! GOD BLESS,
    LARRY AND FAMILY

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  4. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father, brother, uncle and Husband. I will have you in my thoughts and prayers.I haven’t seen Kenneth since aunt nancy died. I do know that he was at the Mccall reunion last year and I didn’t get to talk tohim.Sincerly wanda Reece daughter of Grace Reese

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  5. My name is Vivian. I am the baby daughter of Luther Calvin Owen and Ethel Jane McCall, Owen. My Mother and Ken’s Mother Nancy McCall, Ayers were sisters.
    My deepest sympathy goes out to the Family. Love Vivian

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