Patricia Kay Ashford

November 7, 1946January 22, 2019

Patricia "Patty" Kay Ashford, 72, of Salem, Oregon passed away with her family by her side at the Salem Hospital on Tuesday January 22, 2019. She was born Thursday, November 7, 1946 in Salem, Oregon to the late Walter and Eleda Gagle.

Patty was a graduate of North Salem High School, Class of 1964. She made a career of working for more than 40-years in the Business Office at Salem Hospital. Patty was a selfless and giving person. She loved her dogs, the beach, and her wood carving family; she was a wanderlust. Patty's family was her world.

Patty and her husband, Randy Ashford, met in 1960 and were married in 1969. Together they raised their daughter, Kelly, and son, Shannon. Patty and Randy recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

She is survived by her husband, Randy; daughter, Kelly (Scott) Kilgore; son, Shannon (Phom) Ashford; brother, Merlyn (Linda) Gagle; sister, Laurie Ladd; nephews, Mark (Kathy) Gagle, Rob Ladd, Tony Ladd, and William (Danielle) Jenks; niece, Vicki Gagle; grandsons, Austin Kilgore and Owen Ashford; and granddaughter, Katelyn Kilgore.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Eleda Gagle; and brother-in-law, Fay Ladd.

At Patty's request, no funeral services will be held. However, fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Ashford family.


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Patricia Kay Ashford

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