He was the son of Burnell and Susie Ayers born February 10, 1936 in Nashville, Ind.
Roger was employed by Otis Elevator for 33 years. He loved to camp and was looking forward to it this spring. He had a beautiful yard which he loved to mow and take care of. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and brother.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years Virginia Kathleen Ayers; two sons Kevin Alan Ayers and Kerwin Bradley Ayers and wife Karra; one grandson Matthew Brandon Ayers; one Step grandson Lance Walcott; three sisters Carol, Karen and Dian; and one brother Danny.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be no service.
Visitation will be from 10-11am Monday, December 22, 2008 at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel in Bloomington
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Diabetes Association.