May 19, 1943 - June 30, 2020
Roy Beaufort Ayers, Jr. “Junior, age 77 of 240 Rich Hill Road, Glade Valley, N.C. passed away Tuesday June 30, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital after injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident on June 22. He was born May 19, 1943 in Alleghany County to the late Roy and Wilma Ayers. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by brother-in-law Ralph Carter, and niece Susan Annette Carter. He was a Christian and a member of Westside Independent Baptist Church in Sparta where he served as Treasurer for several years. In his younger years he worked at White’s Chevrolet in Galax and then he started his own business “Junior’s Frontend Alignment” where he retired. First and foremost, he loved our Lord, he also loved being outside riding his motorcycle, hunting, and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Lucy F. Ayers of the home, son Shane Sexton and wife Angie of Sparta, grandson, Peyton Sexton, sister Sylvia Ayers Carter of Elkin, nephew Keith Carter and wife Michelle of Dobson, niece Kim Carter of Hamptonville, great nephew Corey Hawkins, great nieces Victoria Carter and Brooke Knott, and a special cousin that was more like a brother Jerry Wilson. The family requests the honor of your presence at the graveside service to honor the life of Junior at 12:00 noon Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Westside Independent Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Kent Eller and Brother Ed Hall officiating. The family will receive friends starting from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Due to the current restrictions concerning COVID-19, please wear a mask for the family’s safety. Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. The family would like to extend special thanks to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital North Tower 5th Floor 5A. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Ayers family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
Roy Beaufort Ayers, Jr. “Junior, age 77 of 240 Rich Hill Road, Glade Valley, N.C. passed away Tuesday June 30, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital after injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident on June 22. He was born May 19, 1943... View Obituary & Service Information
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