OBITUARY

James Clyde "Pete" Ashley

August 31, 1944January 20, 2021
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James Clyde “Pete” Ashley, 76, of Mohawk, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

He attended Community Baptist Church in Bulls Gap.

Pete was a machinist at Enka for 34 years. He served in the U. S. Army Reserve 733 engineering company.

The family stated he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and a friend to many; he was a good and gracious person.

He was a lifetime motorsports enthusiast.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years: Rachel Ashley; children: Vickie (Lloyd) Baugh, Jerome (Rhonda) Banks, Rodney Banks, Robert (Penny) Britton, and Hollie (Dustin) Toth; thirteen grand children; seventeen great grandchildren; brother: J. D. (Shirley) Ashley; sister: Glenna (Joe) Neill; special friend: Aaron O’Reilly; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lon and Lenoir Ashley.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 – 6 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 6 pm with Greg Douthat officiating.

A graveside service will be held on Monday in Mohawk Cemetery at 12 pm. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery on Monday by 11:45 am.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

  • FAMILY

  • Rachel Ashley, Wife of 42 years
  • Vickie Baugh (Lloyd), Daughter
  • Jerome Banks (Rhonda), Son
  • Rodney Banks, Son
  • Robert Britton (Penny), Son
  • Hollie Toth (Dustin), Daughter
  • J. D. Ashley (Shirley), Brother
  • Glenna Neill (Joe), Sister
  • Aaron O'Reilly, Special Friend
  • Lon and Lenor Ashley, Parents (deceased)
  • He also leaves 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Grandsons

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 24, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Vickie Baugh

January 23, 2021

We love you and will miss you very much!!

Vickie Baugh

January 23, 2021

He was a great man and we love and will miss him very very much !

Margaret (Ashley)Hellrung

January 23, 2021

I have fond memories of my cousin Pete from childhood years in Tennessee, of Uncle Lon and Aunt Lenor, Glenna and J.D. My siblings and I send our condolences and prayers.

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Biography

James Clyde “Pete” Ashley, 76, of Mohawk, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

He attended Community Baptist Church in Bulls Gap.

Pete was a machinist at Enka for 34 years. He served in the U. S. Army Reserve 733 engineering company.

The family stated he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and a friend to many; he was a good and gracious person.

He was a lifetime motorsports enthusiast.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years: Rachel Ashley; children: Vickie (Lloyd) Baugh, Jerome (Rhonda) Banks, Rodney Banks, Robert (Penny) Britton, and Hollie (Dustin) Toth; thirteen grand children; seventeen great grandchildren; brother: J. D. (Shirley) Ashley; sister: Glenna (Joe) Neill; special friend: Aaron O’Reilly; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lon and Lenoir Ashley.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 – 6 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 6 pm with Greg Douthat officiating.

A graveside service will be held on Monday in Mohawk Cemetery at 12 pm. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery on Monday by 11:45 am.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.