Robert “Bobby” Wootson Ashley, 78, of Moravian Falls, passed away on Wednesday December 7, 2016.
Robert was born on June 18, 1938, son of the late Coleman Marvin Ashley and Nellie Mae Brock Ashley.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Charles “JC” Ashley.
Robert is survived by his daughters, Angela Kay Ashley, and Sandra Ashley Plante and husband Rob, all of Taylorsville; sons, Robert Wootson Ashley, Jr. and wife Cyndi of Jacksonville Florida, and Richard Lynn Ashley of Taylorsville; sisters, Mary Nell Carroll of High Point, and Betty Sue Smith and husband Bob of Winston Salem; brothers, Coleman Marvin Ashley, Jr. and wife Janet of Moravian Falls, and Alden Clay Ashley and wife Jeannette of Wilkesboro; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; the mother of his children, Kay Ashley of Hiddenite; and a special friend, Loretta Adkins.
The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Pastor Tim Henderson and Pastor Escar Clanton will be officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service, from 1 to 2:45 p.m., at Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In addition to flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Pruitt Hospice, 902 D Street, N Wilkesboro, NC 28659; or their website www.pruitthealth.com.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes and Cremation Services has the honor of serving the Ashley Family.