Thomas Leonard Ayres, 55, of Rogers, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Springdale. 

 He was born Monday, July 6, 1964, in Rogers, to Leonard and Katherine Sutton Ayres.

Thomas married Joyce Mason on Feb. 23, 2013, in  Eureka Springs, and together they were parents to three children.  He loved his wife, children and grandchildren dearly.  Thomas was giving, kind, selfless and loved to help others.  In his spare time he enjoyed fishing.

Thomas was predeceased by his parents.  

He is survived by his wife, Joyce, of the home; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Wayne and Kelleigh Broyles-Reiner of Rogers and Cody Ayres of Springfield, Mo.; one daughter and son-in-law, Katie and Mark Sasser of Elkins; four grandchildren, Mason Sasser, Laken Sasser, Brynn Sasser and Ava Broyles-Reiner; two sisters and brother-in-laws, Nancy and Bob Schaefer of Marionville, Mo., and Martha and Jim Schurke of Springfield, Mo.; and one brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Beth Ayres of Rolla, Mo.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 21, at Brashears Funeral Home, with Bill Burchit officiating.  

Pallbearers were Stephen Ducker, James Goolsby, Kent Myers, Jim Logsdon, Mark Sasser and Wayne Broyles-Reiner.  Honorary pallbearers were Bob Mason, Bill Mason, Cody Ayres. Laken Sasser, Mason Sasser, Brynn Sasser and Ava Broyles-Reiner. 

Interment immediately followed services at Wesley Cemetery.  

Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.

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