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James Earl Ashley

Graveside service for Mr. James Earl Ashley will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 5, 2020, at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Pastor William Jones officiating.  There will be no visitation at the funeral home prior to the graveside service.

Mr. Ashley, age 93 of Lebanon passed away Friday, October 2, 2020, at his home.

Born June 20, 1927, in Chicago, Illinois, he is the son of the late James Austin Ashley and Marie Margaret McNamara Ashley.  He was a United State Navy Veteran serving during World War II.  He retired as Superintendent of Sales from Northern Illinois Gas Company.  He was a member of Westland United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of seventy years, Dorothy Tomlinson Ashley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol (Jim) Gundy and Janis (David) Feit; three grandchildren: Andrea (Josh) McCauley, Hayley (Chris) Cunningham, and Lindsay (Drew) Landolt; and five great grandchildren: Lily & Emma Landolt, Asher, Madeleine & Beckett Cunningham.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142   www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Carolyn Lehew Garrett says:
    Dorothy, So sorry for your loss. I have lost your pho. Number. Would like to talk to you.
  2. Gail Metcalfe Wegner says:
    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Worked with him in the 60’s. My thoughts are with his family during these tough times.