Kevin Paul Ayer, 59, of Smithfield, VA passed away on November 30, 2018. A U S Navy veteran, Kevin was a locksmith by trade and a member of the Carrollton Kiwanis and Greater Hilton Kiwanis, he loved Nascar, fishing, drag racing, in-line speed skating with his sons, go kart racing, bowling, golf and playing cards. Known for his adventurous spirit, kind soul and willingness to help anyone. Kevin always had a smile and kept his sense of humor till the end. Kevin is survived by his wife of 34 years Katherine Jean Ayer; son Joshua Benton Ayer; He was the son of Beverly Jean Saulnier and the late George Edward Ayer, Jr. He is also survived by his sisters, Erin Maloney (Jason Smith), Megan Shaffer (Gary), Sharon Howe; brothers, Robert Ayer, Chris Ayer (Ellen), Brian Ayer, Ryan Hurd, Tessa Hill, Michael Hurd, Scott Hurd (Christine); sister in law, Debbie and Edward Holmes, Wanda Brim, Ian and Justine and Veronica Brim; mother in law, Opal Brim; stepfather, Neil Hurd and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son Jeffery Chad Ayer and father in law Oscar Brim. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview Baptist, 604 Hilton Blvd, Newport News, Va. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield. Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.