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Evan Matthew Ashcraft


1995 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Evan Matthew Ashcraft Obituary
Evan Matthew Ashcraft, 19, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, from a one-vehicle car accident in Honey Grove. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday at McKenzie United Methodist Church, 701 Seventh St., Honey Grove. Interment: Webb Hill Cemetery, close to Webb Hill Country Club, 6320 County Road 1023, Wolfe City. Family night visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Cooper Sorrells Funeral Home, 803 E. Main St., Honey Grove. Pallbearers will be Trevor W. Acree, Shelby Ashmore, Dillon Baugh, Jimmy Chaverria, Carey Robinson and Dawson Wooten. Honorary pallbearers will be Sean Shone Hendrickson, Tyler Hulsey, Joshua Harmon, Mitch Harmon, Logan Ashcraft and Austin Rose. Memorials: The family requests memorial donations be made to the Juvenile Bipolar Disorder Research Foundation. Evan was born May 23, 1995, in Sherman to Monte and Robbie Ashcraft at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center. He grew up in Honey Grove, where he attended Honey Grove Elementary, Middle School and High School. While in middle school, Evan represented Fannin County in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Dallas. Evan helped Honey Grove ISD during his junior and senior years as a computer assistant and began to work at Macroplant in McKinney. He attended Kiamichi Technical Institute in Durant, Okla., where he received an outstanding achievement award in computer science. Even after his great love of computer science, Evan enjoyed his job at Paris Pizza Hut the most. Evan also loved having his friends visit and record their rap music throughout the night. He especially enjoyed cooking teenage gourmet meals for his friends. His other hobbies included writing webpages and figuring out computer language and accessing other networks. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Henry F. Morgan. Survivors: Parents, Monte and Robbie Ashcraft; sister, Emily Ashcraft; grandparents, Helen and J.L. Ashcraft of Arlington and Betty Morgan of Honey Grove; aunts and uncles, Paula and Lee Ashcraft, Ruth Anne and Randy Hendrickson, Sharon and Kenny George, Bobby Morgan, Mark Annett and Linda Raney; and many loving cousins.
Published in Star-Telegram on June 12, 2014
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