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William H. Ayars III, age 90, of Quinton passed Sunday, May 19th in Friends Village Woodstown.
Born in Mannington, he was the son of the late William H., Jr. and Pearl Fox Ayars. Before his retirement, Bill was an electrician for E.I. DuPont Co. Chambers Works. Bill was a man of few words. He loved serving his community behind the scenes. Bill was a 55 year member of the Quinton Volunteer Fire Co. where he was an exempt fireman, a member of the Quinton Ruritan, past member of the Quinton Ambulance Squad and Quinton Planning Board. He enjoyed exercising since he was a teenager and could still be found at the gym in his 90's. Bill also enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing cards and traveling. He attended the Broadway United Methodist Church. Two words to describe Bill are sweet and kind. He will be missed. Bill is survived by his daughters, Patricia Nestor (Jack) of LAC and Suzanne Ayars of Quinton; his granddaughters, Shayna Nestor (Patrick) of Metheun, MA and Emily Lafferty (Brian) of Newport, NJ; inlaws, Hilda Stoms (Bob), Frances Sims, Donald Sims (Elayne); many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Sims; brothers, Lester, "Hardy", Donald; sister, Grace Flannigan; and stepfather, Tom Curley.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 8th in Eastview Cemetery, Salem.
Contributions in his Bill's memory may be made to the Quinton Ambulance Corp., PO Box 257, Quinton, NJ 08072, Quinton Fire Company, PO Box 8, Quinton, NJ 08072 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 261 Connecticut Dr. #1,Burlington, NJ 08016