Paul Erwin Ashba Jr.
March 12, 1948 – April 15, 2019
Paul Erwin Ashba, Jr. age 71 of Albion passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, Michigan under the loving care of his family. He was born March 12, 1948 in Canton, Ohio to Paul E. and Rosemary (Sheldon) Ashba, Sr. On March 25, 1966, he married Linda Waid in Battle Creek and she survives.
Family was important to Paul; his grandchildren were his whole world and he cherished every minute spent with them. He loved the Lord as well and was known to read his Bible nightly. He also enjoyed mowing his lawn and spending time in his garage fiddling and tinkering around, fixing things. In his younger years, he loved to work on and fix cars.
In addition to his loving wife of 53 years, Linda Ashba, Paul is also survived by sons, Joe (Jodi) Waid, Paul (Melissa) Ashba; daughters, Lisa (Sinuhe) Solis, Tressa Ashba, 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; siblings: Sue Wooten, Cherie (Daniel) Weeks, Steve Ashba, Darlena (Randy) Smith and daughter-in-law, Susan Ashba. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Kevin J. Ashba in 2012.
For those who wish to help the family with funeral expenses, please make checks payable to J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home.
Paul’s family will celebrate his life on Friday, April 19, 2019 beginning with visitation at 11AM until the time of service at 1PM J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224 with Pastor Jim Codde officiating. Interment will follow at Rice Creek Cemetery.
To leave online messages of condolence, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com
- Visitation Friday, April 19, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, April 19, 2019