Services for J. McCall Ayres, a retired accountant who lived on the Eastern Shore, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Rock Hall United Methodist Church.
Mr. Ayres died Wednesday at the Washington Hospital Center after a blood vessel burst. He was 74.
He moved about 25 years ago from Baltimore to Rock Hall, where he retired about 10 years ago from the Dixon Valve Co. He also had worked for the Robert Linder Co. and then as an agent for Hogan's Realty Co. after moving to Rock Hall.
In Baltimore, he had published a magazine for contractors, the Builder's Weekly Guide. Earlier, he worked at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport plant of the Westinghouse Electric Corp. and for the Commercial Credit Co.