We send out condolences, thoughts, and prayers to the family and friends of John Duane Ayers, N4AVU. Duane became a Silent Key on July 31, 2022. Duane was a founding member of the Lenoir Amateur Radio Club and served in many capacities, including maintaining a local repeater, until 1995. LARC has lost another piece of its history with the passing of N4AVU. He will be missed by all the knew and loved him.

His obituary is online at https://www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com/obituary/duane-ayers.