Harold Dean Ayers, 74, of Galax, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at Golden Living Nursing Home and Rehab in Galax.
He was born in Carroll County on Jan. 18, 1938, to Boyd and Jettie Mooney Ayers.
Survivors include sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Gardner of Woodlawn and Frances and Joe Higgins of Galax; brothers and sister-in-law, Roy and Eskie Ayers of Winston-Salem, N.C., and F. C. Ayers of Knoxville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Garnett Leonard and Jerel Jones.
The funeral service will be held today, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in the River Hill Christian Church at 11 a.m. with Leo Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the River Hill Cemetery.
Military rites will be conducted at the graveside by the Hillsville Grover King Post #1115.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.