Ashby, Jr. , John Edmund Born March 5, 1936 in Dallas, TX and passed away December 23, 2012 in Dallas, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. John E. Ashby and Lillian Cox Ashby and grandson, Bryson Anderson. John is survived by his wife, Martha DeLarios Ashby; siblings, Nancy Ashby Clark, Lynn Ashby and The Honorable Christopher Ashby; daughters, Suzanne Ashby Robertson, Shelley Ashby Reinhardt and Elizabeth Ashby Crites; stepdaughters, whom he loved as his own, Vicki Lind Tighe and Dana Lind and all of his grandchildren: Bud and Janie Robertson, Suzanna and Emily Reinhardt, Nancy and Katie Crites, Laura, Luke, Sarah and Caroline Strickland; great grandchildren, Jake and Avery Brown and Henry Mandelberg. Jock graduated from Highland Park High School where he was captain of the swim team, graduated from the University of Texas
at Austin with a bachelor of business administration and was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps as a Captain. A memorial service will be held at Noon, Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Restland Abbey Chapel. Family will receive friends from 2:00PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday at the Robertson's home. Memorials may be made to MS Society or San Remo Rehab center.