James D. Ayers

ZANESVILLE

James Delbert Ayers, 67, passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Genesis Morrison Hospice. He was born September 24, 1954 in Exeter, CA to the late Kenneth and Hazel O’Neil Ayers. He raised show pigeons and was known about the country for his excellent painting skills, having painted some of the most prestigious homes around. He enjoyed restoring a 1948 Dodge Coupe D-15, which was his first car.

Surviving are two sons: James Delbert (Kristin) Ayers and Kenneth Jason (Angela) Ayers; six grandchildren: Ethan, Miles, Noah, Annabelle, Grayson and Willow; and two sisters: Rhonda Hill and Debra Delgado

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two granddaughters: Emma and Grace Ayers.

Calling hours will be from noon to 2PM Saturday, February 19, 2022 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD. Funeral services will begin at 2PM.

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