P.C. SCHOOL BOARD
WINTER HAVEN - Blaine Ashby, 87, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 due to heart failure.
He was born August 3, 1926 in Yates Center, NY. The son of Frank Ashby and Rebecca (Patterson) Ashby. He is a U.S. Army Veteran having served over 26 years to include duty during WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He retired as a 1st Sergeant in 1969. After retirement he joined the Polk County School Board as a JROTC Instructor at Lake Wales High School, retiring in 2003.
Mr. Ashby is survived by Phyllis (Mogg), his loving wife of 66 years, three children, Lynn, Eric and Todd, seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
He will be interned at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
Published in Ledger from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2013