Eugene Ellis Ashby
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ASHLAND: Eugene Ellis Ashby, 73 of rural Ashland died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his residence.
He was born August 12, 1940 in Crellin, Maryland the son of Ray and Minerva M. Sisler Ashby. He a U.S. Army veteran and worked at Empire Detroit Steel Mill in Mansfield for 38 ½ years. He was a member of the United Steel Workers Local 169 Mansfield.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Jane Beeman Ashby to whom he was married January 13, 1961, two sons, Thomas (Hope) Ashby of Centerburg and Terry (Lisa) Ashby of Ashland, three grandchildren, Austin, Brady and Ella Ashby, a brother, Jack Ashby of Perrysville, and two sisters, Wilma Sanders of Oakland, Maryland and Ruth Melcomb of Cumberland, Maryland.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Carl and Earl Ashby and two sisters, Madeline Jame and Arlene Shafer.
Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday April 22, 2014 at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville with Pastor Paula Archdeacon. Burial will be in Vermillion Cemetery. Friends may call Monday April 21, 2014 from 4- 8 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mifflin Fire Department 114 South High Street Ashland, OH 44805 or the Hayesville United Methodist Church 44 South Mechanic Street Hayesville, OH 44838.
Online condolences may be made at www.fickesfuneralhome.com.
Fickes Funeral Home
84 N High St Jeromesville, OH 44840
Published in the News Journal on Apr. 19, 2014