Cloyd Benjamin Ayers
KANNAPOLIS - Cloyd Benjamin Ayers, 65, of Kannapolis passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Bob and Carolyn Tucker Hospice House following a brief illness.
Mr. Ayers was born in Virginia on July 31, 1947, a son of the late Cloyd Jack and Mattie Oleen Ayers.
Cloyd was an avid hunter and fisherman, a member of Homestead Baptist Church and was formerly employed by Wright & Son Well Drilling. He was a veteran of the US Army
and the US Navy
during the Vietnam War
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Wright Ayers of the home; son, Cloyd "Mickey" Malcolm Ayers of Pulski, Va.; a step-son, James Kluttz and wife Tracey of Salisbury; step-daughters, Brenda Shuffler and husband Terry, and Sherri Lutz and husband James both of Salisbury, and Donna Church and husband Jason of Kannapolis; grandchildren, Lance Corp. Garret Shuffler, Trevor Shuffler, Ryan Lutz, Danielle and Gracie Church, Olivia Kluttz, and Chase Graham, three brothers, and three sisters.
Service: Memorial services for Mr. Ayers will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Whitley's Funeral Home Main Chapel with Rev. Chris Pethel officiating.
Memorials: The family suggest memorials be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081
Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com