Mr. William Carey Ayers, III, 22 of 2440 N. Salemburg Highway, Salemburg, died peacefully on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at his home after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
Mr. Ayers was born on April 2, 1990 in Cumberland County. He is preceded in death by his step-mother, Sherry Lynn Ayers; his paternal grandfather, William Carey Ayers; his maternal grandfather, Jessie Mac West; and his niece, Madison Skye Tew. He graduated from Cape Fear High School in 2008 and was a Color Guard Instructor.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, his father, three sisters and a brother, grandparents, a great-grandmother, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke, c/o Duke University Medical Center, Box 3624, Durham, N.C. 27710.
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