|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1924|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 2013|
Joseph P. Ayres 89, Frankfort, died December 24, 2013 at his home, born September 1, 1924 in Frankfort, IN to the late George & Lucille (Davis) Ayres. He married Georgia Ann Rogers on June 4, 1950 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on November 15, 2012. Mr. Ayres was a graduate of Frankfort High School. He worked for Nickel Plate Railroad for 15 years, then at Chrysler in Kokomo. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Philippines from October 1944- November 1946. Joseph was a member of the Moose Lodge, American Legion and a life member of the VFW and was active in the American Legion/VFW honor guard detail. He enjoyed fishing in Canada, moose hunting, was an avid fan of all sports and was known for saying "Not Today Charlie Brown".
Survived by: 4 daughters: Susan E. Ayres of Frankfort, Sandra K. Stingley of Frankfort, Jayne A. (Richard) Kuhns of Frankfort, Janet L. (Paul) Ottinger of North Carolina, 1 son: Rickie L. Ayres of Bunker Hill, 7 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.
Preceded by: in addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Tom Ayres, sister, Virginia Irwin and 2 sons, Bruce William and Joseph P. Ayres, Jr.
Georgia Ann Rogers Ayres (1930 - 2012)*
Bruce William Ayres (1956 - 1956)*
Created by: judy carney peacock
Record added: Dec 26, 2013
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