Cloyd Benjamin Ayers

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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
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Whitley's Funeral Home
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(704) 933-2222
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Published in Salisbury Post on May 20, 2013
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