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Carl H. Ayers

September 25, 1928 - March 24, 2015

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Carl H. Ayers, Sr.

Sylvania, GA - Carl H. Ayers, Sr., age 86, departed life on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The Belgreen, Alabama native was a United States Navy veteran. Carl was an entrepreneur and business owner in Augusta, Georgia for many years before settling with his family in Sylvania, Georgia in 1977. He founded Sylvania Ford-Mercury and served as President and CEO until his retirement in 1992. He was an avid outdoorsman and an active member of McDonald Baptist Church in Screven County, Georgia.

Carl is survived by his loving wife...

Carl H. Ayers, Sr.

Sylvania, GA - Carl H. Ayers, Sr., age 86, departed life on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The Belgreen, Alabama native was a United States Navy veteran. Carl was an entrepreneur and business owner in Augusta, Georgia for many years before settling with his family in Sylvania, Georgia in 1977. He founded Sylvania Ford-Mercury and served as President and CEO until his retirement in 1992. He was an avid outdoorsman and an active member of McDonald Baptist Church in Screven County, Georgia.

Carl is survived by his loving wife of sixty-five years, Betty L. Ayers; daughter and son-in-law, Carla and Barnie Beasley; son, Phillip Ayers; grandchildren Heather Terry (Wes), Ryan Beasley, Dori Still (Cole), and Duff Ayers (Ashley); and great-grandchildren Claire Terry, Emma Grayce Terry, and Easton Still. He was preceded in death by his son, Carl H. Ayers, Jr.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM at McDonald Baptist Church in Screven County, with Rev. David Buie and Dr. Jack Gatlin officiating. Pallbearers include Jimmy Scott, Wilton Stubbs, Michael McBride, Ryan Beasley, Duff Ayers and Cole Still. The congregation of McDonald Baptist Church will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

Remembrances: Shriner's Hospital for Children at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.thompsonstricklandwaters.com