Mr. Ernest "Ernie" Ashton Roe, age 72, of Acworth, Ga., passed away on Oct. 26, 2010, at his residence with his children at his side.
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He was born to Henry Roe and Agnes Walbert in Butte on Dec. 9, 1937. They later moved to Three Forks. He graduated from Three Forks High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After 22 years in the Navy, he went to work for Lockheed Martin for 23 years, spending more time on Navy aircraft carriers than he did in the Navy.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Fatima, and his children: Ernest Jr., Denny, Rhonda and Carlos; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Full military funeral services were held on Oct. 28 with internment at the Georgia National Cemetery. Donations can be made to the cancer research organization of your choice.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Oct. 31, 2010