Harold Dean Ayers, 74, of Galax, died Nov. 4, 2012 at Golden Living Nursing Home & Rehab in Galax.
He was born Jan. 18, 1938 in Carroll County to Boyd and Jettie Mooney Ayers.
He is survived by his sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Gardner of Woodlawn, 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.; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service was held Nov. 7, 2012 at the River Hill Christian Church with Leo Phillips officiating. Burial was in the River Hill Cemetery. Military rites were conducted at the graveside by Hillsville Grover King Post #1115.
Arrangements by Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home in Galax.