Steven Jeffrey Ayres, age 61, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at his residence. He was the husband of Kim (Potvin) Ayres with whom he was married for 27 years.
Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Louis and Marjorie Patricia (Chantre) Ayres. Steven was a graduate of New Bedford High School and Bristol Community College. He was the owner operator of Steve’s Moving Service. He loved his cats, hunting, fishing, metal detecting, and antique cars. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers.
Survivors in addition to his wife are his step mother Carol Ayres of New Bedford, a half- brother: David Ayres of New Jersey, a half-sister: Rosemarie Ayres of New Bedford. Steve wished for us to remember his late grandparents Frank C. and Laura Ayres, whom he loved very much and will now be with again.
His visitation will be held Monday, November 20 at the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford from 5-8 pm. His Funeral service will be Tuesday at the funeral home at 10am. Burial at St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Steve and Kim’s favorite animal shelter, CARE Southcoast, payable to CARE, Southcoast, 111 Main Street, Acushnet, MA 02743 or to www.caresouthcoast.com. For tributes:www.rock-funeralhome.com