Roy L. “Larry” Ayers

November 14, 2017


Roy L. “Larry” Ayers, 75, of Frankfort passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Signature Health Care Parkwood in Lebanon, IN.  He was born on May 4, 1942 in Frankfort, Indiana to Roy L. “Taxi” & Mary Teresa (Grace) Ayers.  Larry married Jackie L. Stevens on June 23, 1962 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frankfort and she survives.

Larry was a livestock buyer for Hoosier Stockyards in Frankfort.  He was a 1960 graduate of Frankfort High School where he was a member of the Varsity Baseball and Football Teams.  He attended Purdue University for 2 years. His memberships included St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Pork Producers.  Larry was active as a baseball coach for many years with Frankfort Little League, Babe Ruth and American Legion Baseball.  He was his Grandchildren’s number one fan and his happiness came from seeing the one’s he loved happy.

Memorials may be made to the Clinton County YMCA. The Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Mass will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, November 17, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until Noon on Friday in St. Mary’s Gruber Hall.  Burial will follow at Bunnell Cemetery.

Survived by:

Survived By his Wife:  Jackie Ayers of Frankfort;  Daughter:  Susan (Ed) McRoberts of Carmel;  2 Sons:  Tim (Karen) Ayers of Cartersville, GA and James “Jay” (Cathy) Ayers of Frankfort;  3 Brothers:  Paul (Cheryl) Ayers of Carmel, James (Dorothy) Ayers of Idaho, and Richard (Cyd) Ayers of Jacksonville, FL;  2 Sisters:  Teresa Cronkhite of Frankfort and Margaret Lock of Jefferson;  10 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild and several nieces and nephews survive.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a Great Granddaughter:  Avery Blaire Ayers and 2 Brothers in Law:  Curtis Lock and Kim Cronkhite. 


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16 Condolences for “Roy L. “Larry” Ayers”

  1. Shannon and Jill Cloud November 15, 2017 at 2:14 pm

    Sending love, thoughts and prayers to you all. What a great man! Larry always had a smile on his face. Keep all the memories close to your heart. We will continue to pray for you in the days, weeks and months ahead. Many blessings to you all.

    Shannon and Jill Cloud

  2. Angelia Howe November 15, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    I was so sorry to hear about Larry my thoughts and prayers are with the family! RIP Larry you were a wonderful man and will be greatly missed!

  3. Butch & Eileen Huffer November 15, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    So sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you.

  4. John Allen November 15, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    Really sad to hear this. Always had a lot of respect for Larry…

  5. Pam Hodge Davis November 15, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    So very sorry to hear about Larry’s death. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  6. Jeanie Thompson November 15, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    So sorry for your loss Jackie. Gary and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers for the days and weeks ahead. Sorry we won’t be able to come to Larry’s calling because we will be in Florida. May God wrap all of you in his arms and give you strength. Jeanie and Gary Thompson

  7. Kristy Miller (Stockberger) November 15, 2017 at 10:03 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I’ll always remember seeing Larry and Jackie at church when I was growing up. Larry was always friendly. Thinking of you all today and in the difficult days ahead.

  8. Rita Camden November 16, 2017 at 7:24 am

    I was so sorry to hear of Larry’s death. I have only good memories of working with Larry. He was a pleasure to work with in my first full time job. He always joked around with me. He corrected me when I blew it in such a way that it was only later that I realized what I had done. He was a good man. His family was always his number one priority. I can’t get away from work on Friday to see all of you, but know you are in our prayers.

  9. Shirley and Ron Rosen November 16, 2017 at 8:33 am

    So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  10. Rhonda Fish-Johston November 16, 2017 at 10:33 am

    Jackie and Family,
    I am saddened to hear of your loss. Larry was such a great man, who loves his family dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Rhonda Fish-Johnston

  11. Kathy Rohlfing Delorme November 16, 2017 at 7:13 pm

    Thinking of you Jackie and family. Lovely slideshow and evidence of just how much he loved and was loved by others. What a great smile!

  12. Erilda & Ron Coleman November 16, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    Dearest Jackie & Family
    So sorry to hear of Larry’s moving to heaven. Praying for comfort and strength for you and your family. Jesus tells us in John 14:18 (KJV) “I will not leave you comfortless, I will come to you.” Praying God’s Love & Peace fill you with hope and light. Hugs of Love, God be with you – Ron & Erilda

  13. Ronald Feterick November 17, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Mary Ann and I were sorry to hear the loss of Larry to your family. Our prayers are with your family at this time.

  14. Mary Lipsett November 17, 2017 at 11:56 am

    Jackie and family, I so wish I could come today but I’m with Grand kids in South Carolina…My thoughts are with all of you. Such fond memories of Larry, what a great guy!

  15. Tyler Shoemaker November 17, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    Jackie, Jay and family; I’m so sorry for your loss. I, like a lot of others, loved Larry. He and grandpa were quite the pair when they were together. Prayers for peace, comfort, and understanding in the days ahead.

  16. Suzanne Davis (Pedigo) November 20, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Jackie, please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thinking of all of you!

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