Ashenfelter, Erwin "Ash" Vilroy Jr.
72, passed away January 2, 2014, in Scottsdale, AZ. He was born to Erwin and Jenny Ashenfelter in Newton, North Carolina on June 17, 1941. Ash is survived by his wife Carol Gwin Ashenfelter, his brother Lee Ashenfelter, his children Sundi and Eric, as well as his granddaughters Cooper and Charlotte. Ash spent most of his childhood in southern California and graduated from Long Beach State in 1971. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force
and spent 4 years in active service. He married Carol in 1968 and spent the majority of his adult life in "the West" working in the Car industry in one form or another. Ash loved cars, his family, and being a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
. He will be dearly missed by his friends and family. A memorial service will be held Thursday January 9th at 2 pm at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary 8555 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85255. Donations may be sent to the Elks National Foundation or the Colon Cancer Coalition.