Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, November 8, 2012 Lloyd Douglas Ayers passed away at the age of 61. Beloved husband of Madeleine (Maddie). Loving father of Stacey and John Schiestel, Rob and Tina Ayers, Melissa and Marty Golden, Stephanie Furlotte and Cory Davis. Cherished grandfather of Caleb, Ella, Ashley, Tomas, Austin, Kiera, Calista, Ty, Xander and great-grandfather of Madison. Loved son of Gretta and the late Clyde Ayers. Dear brother of Linda and Martin Vandenbroek and Brian and Bonnie Ayers. He will be lovingly remembered by god-daughters Karen Wilson and Marnie Knowles and best friend Johnny Iron. Survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Lloyd was a proud member of Local 700 Ironworkers Union. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Lloyd’s life at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to Fertility Ontario to honour Lloyd’s love of children. (cheques only at the funeral home please) Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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