COMANCHE — A memorial service for Ronald Alan Ayers, 87, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 8 at Comanche Funeral Home. Committal service will be at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at DFW National Cemetery.

He passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, in Comanche County.

He was born July 31, 1931, in Dallas to William Leonard and Bernice Reed (Cantrell) Ayers. He served as an aircraft mechanic in the United States Air Force and the Texas National Guard. On March 31, 1951, he married Mary Theresa Riefler in Rockwall.

Survivors include sons, Gilbert Ayers of Dallas and Brian Ayers of Sidney; and sister, LaJuan Smith of Houston.

He was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Bernice Ayers; wife, Mary Theresa Ayers; brother, Gilbert Ayers; and half-brothers, Wendell Chancellor and Robert Chancellor.