Curtis Haven "Curt" Ayres(1946 - 2018)

Curtis "Curt" Haven Ayres, 71, of Hampstead, N.C., died Sunday, July 8, 2018, at home.

Curt was born Oct. 7, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Charles Hamilton Ayres III and Helen Dunmore Ayres.

Curt graduated from Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He received his bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University. He spent over 20 years in real estate and owned two different real estate companies in Southern Delaware.

Throughout his life Curt was an avid Cleveland sports fan, as well as the Ohio State University Buckeyes. Aside from his family, his other love was volunteering as a youth sports coach, which he did for over five decades.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sharon Ayres; two sons, Charles Hamilton Ayres V of Charlotte, N.C., and Haven Dunmore Ayres of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Thomas Ayres (Marcia) of Canton, Conn., and Charles Hamilton Ayres, IV of Las Vegas, Nev.; and his mutt, "Spanky."

In lieu of flowers, donations in Curt's memory may be made online or by mail to the , 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979.

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Published in Sussex Countian from July 18 to July 27, 2018