Bobby L. Ayers, age 68 of Mt. Airy passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021 surrounded by his loving family, following a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Born in Demorest, Georgia on August 5, 1953, Mr. Ayers was the son of Theron Ayers and the late Mildred Pitts Ayers. He was a classic car enthusiast and enjoyed watching stock car racing. He selflessly served the Town of Mt. Airy as a Councilman for 21 years. Bobby was employed by the Georgia Department of Corrections at Phillips Correctional Institute where he was an auto mechanics instructor. For the better part of his adult life, Bobby also worked part time, every other weekend, at Bryson Auto Parts. He was a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church. In addition to his mother, Mr. Ayers is preceded in death by his sister Peggy Ayers.
In addition to his father, survivors include daughter and son in law Amy and Chad Woodruff of Mt. Airy, daughter Jill Ayers of Gainesville, brothers Jimmy Ayers of Mt. Airy and Danny Ayers (Jennifer) of Mt. Airy, grandchildren Casey Woodruff, Cooper Woodruff, Sydney Gerrin, Ty Dunagan and Coby Woodruff, great grandchildren Raelynn Anderson and Jansen Cain, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 6, 2011 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with interment to follow the service in Eastview Cemetery, Mt. Airy. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 5-8 PM.
An online guest book is available for the family at HillsideMemorialChapel.com
Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256