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Dale Ashley

March 19, 1939 — June 17, 2017

Dale Ashley

Dale Ashley
1939 ~ 2017

Dale Ashley, age 78, of Sweeden, KY departed this life on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at his residence in Sweeden, KY. The Edmonson County, KY native was born on March 19, 1939 to the late William Elbert Ashley and Ruby Carroll Ashley.

He retired in 2011 after 50 years with the Edmonson County School System as a teacher, guidance counselor and finally Director of Special Education. He enjoyed a second career during this time as a photographer. At age 11 he professed faith in Christ and was baptized and joined Sweeden Missionary Baptist Church where he remained a faithful member until his death.

He leaves to honor his memory one sister, Lynne Ashley Stewart (Eddie) of Louisville, KY; one nephew, James Stewart (Amanda) of Louisville, KY; two great nieces, Madelynn K. Stewart and Evelyn Claire Stewart; one great nephew, James Noah Stewart; one aunt, Wilda Larson (Richard) of Wayzata, MN; friend and caregiver, Chester Carroll, as well as many other friends.

Interment will be in Sweeden Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sweeden Missionary Baptist Church; c/o John Stewart P.O. Box 122 Sweeden, KY 42285.

2 - 8 pm, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
9 - 11am, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

11am, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

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