James Richard Ayers

March 23, 1920 ‒ June 27, 2003

Mount Vernon, Ohio

James Richard Ayers, age 83, of Mount Vernon died Friday June 27, 2003 at his residence. He was born March 23, 1920 in Mount Vernon to J. Richard and Elizabeth (Bronson) Ayers and had spent his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. He was retired from the Continental Can Company in Mount Vernon where he had been employed as a slitter man.

He served with the Navy CB’s from December 1942 to February 1946.

Surviving are his wife Garnet (Nelson) Ayers, his daughter Brenda (Andrew) Kern of Delaware and his son Darren Ayers of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Besides his parents a brother Dow Ayers preceded him in death.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be Wednesday at 11 AM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com