Ayres, Kyle Robert

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time: 2:00 to 7;00 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Private committal at a later date.

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to the family.


Kyle Robert Ayres of Jacksonville, IL, formerly DeSoto, MO, departed this life at his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on November 23, 2017, having reached the age of twenty-two years, two months and ten days. Kyle was born in St. Louis, MO, on September 13, 1995, son of Robert Clark Ayres and Benita Diana Ayres nee Couch. On August 13, 2016, he was united in marriage to Chelsey Dawn McCurdy.

Kyle is survived by his wife, Chelsey Ayres of Jacksonville, IL; by his parents, Rob and Benita Ayres of Jacksonville; by his parents-in-law, Dawn Start and husband, Dwane, of Festus, MO; by his grandparents, Neal Edwards III of St. Clair, MO and Linda Clinton of Lonedell, MO; by his great grandparents, Neal Jr. and Darlene Edwards of Savierville, TN; by his grandparents-in-law, Roy and Elizabeth Sansoucie of Festus; by his sister, Courtney Ayres and fiancÚ, Andrew Downey, of St. Clair; by his niece Paislie Downey, who gave him his nick name of Kull, of St. Clair; by aunts, uncles, great-aunts and uncles, cousins and many friends.

Kyle was preceded in death by his grandmother, Marsha Ayres Edwards and his grandfather, William Clinton.

Kyle was a Christian having been raised in the Southern Baptist faith and believing in the Lord as his Savior. Although his physical handicapped limited some activities, he managed to live a full and active life. As a young boy he liked race his motorcycle and remote control cars. He was passionate about tying flies for fly fishing and had a large collection. He liked electronics and was able to build computers and remote control cars. He liked doing tedious tasks and had made amazing things out of Legos and also built model planes. His niece Paislie was the apple of his eye and he loved the time they shared. He enjoyed the companionship of his Chihuahua, Junior. Above all else, Kyle was happiest when spending time with Chelsey and his family and love they shared will never be forgotten.

A devoted and loving husband, son, son-in-law, grandson, great-grandson, grandson-in-law, brother, uncle, nephew, great-nephew, cousin and friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services were held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with Pastor Craig Calvert officiating. Private committal will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family.