Walter G. Ayers, Jr.
Walter G. Ayers, Jr.

April 22, 1934 - June 5, 2018
Born in Harvey, WV
Resided in Champion, OH
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Walter G. Ayers, Jr., 84, of Champion, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 5, 2018, at the Cleveland Clinic.

He was born April 22, 1934 in Harvey, WV, the son of Walter G. and Margaret (Wilson) Ayers, Sr.

Walter was employed as a metal finisher for General Motors in Lordstown for 40 years, prior to retiring. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served from 1952 - 1956.

He married the former Sarah E. Hauser on August 15, 1959. They shared almost 59 years of marriage and many happy memories together. She survives him.

Walter was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Champion. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, doing yard work, and classic cars, especially showing his 1937 Chevrolet at local car shows. He also loved music and led the worship services for several years at the Leavittsburg Church of God.

Besides his wife, Walter is survived by three children; Melinda (Tom) VanDerburggen, of Champion; Darin (Tonia) Ayers, of Mecca; and Anissa (Dan) Currence, of Bazetta. He also leaves behind a sister, Martha (Jerry) Chasteen, of Fayetteville, WV; six grandchildren; Amy (Jarrod) Jenyk, Kari Jones, Andrea (Duane) Rakes, Amanda Kustelega, and Brandon and Tristan Currence; and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Grace Baptist Church in Champion, with Pastor Bill Mazey officiating.

Friends may call from 10 AM to 12 Noon Saturday at the Grace Baptist Church.

The family requests that material contributions be made to the Grace Baptist Church, 5418 Mahoning Ave., Warren, OH 44483, or to Alzheimer's research through the Bright Focus Foundation, 22512 Gateway Center Dr., Clarksburg, MD, 20871, in his memory.

Arrangements for Mr. Ayers are being provided by the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 North Park Ave., Warren.




Grace Baptist Church
5418 Mahoning Ave.
Warren, OH 44483
Saturday, June 9, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church
5418 Mahoning Ave.
Warren, OH 44483
Saturday, June 9, 2018
12:00 PM


Bright Focus Foundation for Alzheimer's Research
22512 Gateway Center Dr.
Clarksburg, MD 20871