LAKELAND - Mr. John Robert Ashley, age 47, of Lakeland died May 1, 2013 at his home in Lakeland from renal failure.
He was born November 15, 1965 in Bartow, Florida to Bobby & Mauria (Griffith) Ashley. He attended school in Bartow. He was a supervisor at Gourmet Award Foods in Plant City and later founded Ashley Construction Company of Lakeland. He raised four children as a single parent. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family & friends.
He is preceded in death by his Father Bobby Ashley.
He is survived by four children Brian (Ashley) Ashley of Haines City, Amanda (Scott) Denning, Maranda Lewis, Brandi Ashley, all of Lakeland; grandchildren Ava, Kaneon, Hagen, Ashden, Ty; brother Jeff Ashley of Bradley Junction; sister Jodi Edmondson and Mother Mauria Ashley-Meeks, both of Lakeland; and many friends.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, May 11, at 3 p.m. at Winston Baptist Church on Old Tampa Highway.
David Russell Funeral Home, Lakeland.
Published in Ledger from May 5 to May 6, 2013