Martin David Ayers, 55 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 4:23 a.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL. He was born on November 19, 1962 in Taylorville, IL the son of Burbin and Virgina (Rhodes) Ayers. He worked as an LPN for several area Nursing homes and later at the Decatur VA Clinic. Martin loved his son Colin, The Beatles and his dog Beatles.

He is survived by his Son: Colin Ayers of Taylorville, IL; Companion: Cheryl Robinson of Taylorville, IL; Brothers: Mike (Joe) Ayers of Taylorville, IL; Neil Ayers of Margate, FL; several nieces, great nieces, great nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Sister: Patti Lou Sides, Brother: Mark Ayers.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Ellen Moma officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Colin Ayers Memorial Fund C/O Taylorville Community Credit Union 422 W Main Cross St. Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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