Wesley Steven “Steve” Ayers, age 49, of Morristown, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville. He professed Christ at an early age and was a member of Catherine Nenny Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Johnny Ayers. He is survived by his wife, Melissa “Lisa” Ayers; mother, Gipsy Ayers; sister, Lisa (Jeff) Coffey; brother, Tony Ayers; brother-in-law, James (Angela) Ramsey; nieces, Candace Emery, and Natalie Ramsey; nephews, Joshua Ayers, Joshua Coffey, and Nick Ramsey; great-niece, Lexus Ayers; great-nephews, Seth Ayers and Brady Emery; special friends, Steve and Rhonda Masoner, Shelby Masoner, Morgan Masoner, and Shade Ball; and special furry friends, Abby, Daisy, and Momo. The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 24 at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Rev. James Ramsey officiating. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, January 28 at Catherine Nenney Baptist Church Cemetery. The ladies of the church will provide dinner for family and friends immediately following. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.