Ivan Benjamin Ashley
August 30, 1921 ~ December 12, 2003
Resided in: Candler, NC
Ivan B. Ashley, 82, of 11 Pine Island Drive, Candler, died Friday, December 12, 2003, at his home. A native of Jacksonville, FL, he was a son of the late Clarence and Geneva Ashley. Mr. Ashley served as a Staff Sergeant with the US Army Air Corps during WWII and was employed by Chevron USA Corporation as Chief Dispatcher for 29 1/2 years. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Katherine Clark Ashley; a son, Steve Ashley and his wife Hanh of Panama City, FL and two grandchildren, Gloria Ashley and Joel Ashley. Funeral services will be 1:30 pm Monday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Reverend Gene King officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. His family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home and request that memorials be made to Liberty Baptist Church, 875 Monte Vista Road, Candler, NC 28715.