Miner Ashcraft(1932 - 2013)

Miner Ashcraft
Sept. 17, 1932 - Oct. 28, 2013
Resident of Antioch
Miner Jay Ashcraft was born in Norwich, NY to Howard and Alice Ashcraft. His family moved to California in August of 1945. After graduating from John Sweat, Miner joined the Navy in April, 1952. After an honorable discharge, Miner worked for Contra Costa County, from which he retired after 35 years. Miner leaves behind his loving wife, Glenna Ashcraft and their son, Keith Wayne Ashcraft. Surviving relatives include, a brother, Howard Ashcraft, two sisters, Lois Rankin and Allie Wise, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was always smiling and had a great sense of humor. We will all miss him dearly. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a , on behalf of Miner.


Published in Contra Costa Times on Nov. 5, 2013