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Jim, 74, of Bluefield, WV, went to be with the Lord, at home with his loving wife by his side, November 23, 2017. Born May 13, 1943 in Bluefield, WV, he was the youngest child of the late Arlie P. Ayers Sr. and Margaret Catherine Leake Ayers.
Jim was a member of First Baptist Church in Bluefield, WV. He was retired from State Electric Supply Company. He is a veteran of the US Army and was a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Gaynelle Lambert Ayers, his son Kevin Ayers and wife Hannah of Bryan, TX and five grandchildren Austin, Addison, Anna-Kate, Ayden, and Asa Ayers, one brother John Ayers of Bluefield, WV and two special nieces Apryl H. Blaker of Princeton, WV and Cheryl L. Bell of Trinity, NC. Also, a wonderful and loving extended family.
Services will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11:00 at Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield, WV with Pastor Marty Stalnaker and Dr. Shawn White. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Princeton, WV. The Ayers family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 10:00 until the hour of service.
Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.
Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield, WV is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at mercerfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim's honor to First Baptist Church of Bluefield, WV.
Published on November 26, 2017
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