James E. Ashley, 89, of Boyd County, went to be with the Lord Jan. 21, 2018, at his home surrounded by family and friends.
Mr. Ashley was born January 30, 1928 to the late Cecil and Sadie Hicks Ashley of Naples.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Delores Sloas Ashley; a sister, Edna Mae Johnson; a brother, Carl Ashley; and a niece, Carolyn Ashley Miller.
James was a union electrician and retired from Armco Steel in 1987. He was currently a member of Ashland First Church of The Nazarene and attended there for over 26 years. Formerly, he was a member of Summit Church of The Nazarene. He was a quiet selfless worker and provided countless hours of volunteer electrical and other maintenance support to his churches, Mount Hope Nazarene Camp Grounds and his family and friends. He was a former member of Summit/Ironville Volunteer Fire Department and a Kentucky colonel.
He is survived by one daughter, Beverly (Doug) Grace of South Point, Ohio; a granddaughter, Lauren Grace; a sister, Joanne Ashley of Naples; two nephews, Kevin and Randy Ashley of Naples; and four very dedicated care-givers.
Entombment services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at Rose Hill Burial Park with last call provided by the Summit/Ironville Volunteer Fire Department.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, and from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods.
Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.
Published on January 21, 2018