Robert D. Ashworth

November 21, 1936November 17, 2012

Robert D. “Bob” Ashworth, 75, of Greencastle passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012.

He was born on November 21, 1936 in Putnam County, Indiana to Kenneth Ashworth and Lucille Cooper Ashworth and was a 1954 graduate of Greencastle High School.

Bob was a member of the Greencastle Elks Lodge, Greencastle Moose Lodge, Sons of the American Legion, Temple Lodge #47 F&AM, and the Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute.

He was retired as manager of the Traffic Department at IBM after 25 years of service.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Barbara J. Ashworth; children, Michael D. Ashworth and wife Yanira of Allen, TX, Leigh Ann Hinnefeld and husband Jon of Conyers, GA and Tama K. Alspaugh and husband, Brad of Greencastle; a sister, Peggy Quigley of Indianapolis; five grandchildren, Stacey Hinnefeld, J.D. Hinnefeld, Lyndie Alspaugh, Cassie Alspaugh, and Kellan Alspaugh; and a great-granddaughter, Hallie Rice.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 2 P.M. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Pastor Alan Barber officiating. Entombment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 11 A.M. until time of services at the funeral home.


  • Funeral Service Friday, November 23, 2012

Robert D. Ashworth

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November 23, 2012

To the Ashworth family, please accept my deepest sympathies and regrets at learning about Bob's passing. We shared some good memories as fellow members of the Class of 1954 at Greencastle High School and on the football team. Tom Turk (Nashville, TN)

Charles Alex

November 23, 2012

Barb and family,
We will miss Bob. We enjoyed seeing him and talking with him on Saturdays at the Elks. Keep your memories close and he will live in your hearts forever.
Prayers to the whole family.
Charles and Jenny Alex

November 23, 2012

Dear Ashworth Family,
Prayers and sympathy for your family. May God comfort and ease your sorrow.
The Shuee Family

November 21, 2012

Barb, we extend our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Bob was such a fun guy to be around at those golf outings we used to have, and we'll remember him as always smiling.

John and Jean Rossok-Indianapolis

Sons of the American Legion Squadron 58

November 19, 2012

To the family of Bob Ashworth:
We, the Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 58, Greencastle, are sorry for your loss. Bob was a 43 year continuous member with our group. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. He will be missed by many.

Audrey Coffman

November 19, 2012

Barbara, my prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

Pete & Debbie Alamo

November 19, 2012

Dear Family:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Bob was a wonderful man and will be sadly missed.

Charles Storm

November 19, 2012

Barb, so sorry to hear of Bob's passing.. Bob was always fun to be around. Thinking of you and your family..
Charlie & Myra Storm