In memory of
Arnett L. Ayers
Arnett L. Ayers LONDONDERRY: Arnett L. "John" Ayers, 73, of Londonderry, died 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Adena Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born December 20, 1943, in Ross County to the late DeWitt Sr. and Zerelda Clifton Ayers. On November 11, 1970, he married the former Wanda Congrove who survives. Also surviving are three children, Randy (Rebecca) Ayers, Waverly, Craig Ayers, Londonderry and Shawn Ayers, Chillicothe; grandsons, Gage Ayers and fiancée Hunter Kellough and Ethan Ayers and Mark Cook Jr.; brothers, DeWitt (Gwen) Ayers, Jr., Robert (Jennifer) Ayers and Zeek Ayers, all of Londonderry, Ira (Brenda) Ayers, David (Cheryl) Ayers, both of Chillicothe, and Alvin (Kathy) Ayers, Richmond Dale; sisters, Arlene (Richard) Hatcher and Marjorie (Wesley) Combs, both of Marysville, Arnelda Ayers, Chillicothe and Rosemary (Harold) Lama, Lancaster; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Lillian Ellen Ayers and Beverly Combs. John retired from the V.A. Medical Center and he enjoyed fishing, making things in his workshop and loved auto racing. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2017 at the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Evangelist Patty Malone officiating. Burial will follow in Londonderry Cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Ross County Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Ware Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions may be made to the Ware Funeral Home, 121 W. Second St., Chillicothe, OH 45601. You may sign his online register at www.warefh.com
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