Richard Long Ayscue, Jr., 67, of Kelford, died Monday, January 7, 2013 at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie.
Richard was born in Bertie County on March 18, 1945, the oldest son of the late Richard Long Ayscue, Sr. and Evelyn Mizelle Ayscue. He retired as an employee of Bryant Brothers, Inc. of Roxobel, NC.
Left to cherish his memory is his brother, William Ayscue and wife Sue of Woodland; his sisters, Peggy Ayscue Bailey of Ahoskie, Jeanette Ayscue Tinkham and husband Eddie of Aulander, Lillie Ayscue Hall and Bonnie Ayscue Strickland of Kelford; 4 nieces and 5 nephews.
Richard’s family would like to thank the ER, ICU and 2nd Floor staff at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, and the staff and residents of Rich Square Health Care Center for the care and friendship shown during the time of his illness.