Billy Ray Ayres

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Funeral services for Billy Ray Ayres, 57, of Leesville will be held at 2
p.m. on March 9 at Labby Memorial Funeral Home in Leesville. Burial will follow in the Craft Cemetery in Leesville under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on March 8, and from
8 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home.
Billy, the son of Lester and Katherine Walker Ayres, was born Feb. 6, 1955, in Coushatta. He passed away on March 5 at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. Mr. Ayres
loved to fish and drive big trucks. He loved playing with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Eva Ayres; children, Mary and Bobby Bessinger, and Melissa Johnson and fiancé Robert Phillips, all of Leesville; brother, David Ayres
of Haughton; sisters, Shirley and James Ferguson of Mansfield, Dorothy and Wayne Slay of Mansfield, and Kay and Gary Bonnette of Coushatta; and grandchildren, Meleah Johnson, Makayla Johnson, Joshua Price and Braiden Bessinger.
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comfort may be expressed to the Ayres family at