Charles Wayne Ashley


Charles Wayne Ashley

May 11, 1959 - April 6, 2016



Charles Wayne Ashley, 56, of Burbank, died peacefully on Wednesday, April  6, 2016 at Burbank Parke Care Center following a brief illness.
Wayne was born May 11, 1959 in Lodi to Charles E. and Lula M. (Tanner) Ashley and was a 1977 graduate of Cloverleaf High School.  He had worked for 17 years at Ford Motor Company and had made his home in Burbank  for the last 15 years.  He was a member of the Harley Owners Group and was raised in the Advent Christian Church near Seville.  He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, camping, outdoor adventures and collecting construction toys and trucks.
Surviving are his son, Zachary Taylor Ashley of Burbank; his father, Charles Ashley of Ashland, sisters, Rosemary (Don) Morrison of Shiloh and Diane (David) Walter of Akron; 7 nieces and nephews; 9 great-nieces and great-nephews; several aunts and uncles and many cousins.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Lula Ashley in 2002.
A celebration of Wayne’s life will be Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston where friends will be received from 2:00 p.m. until time of services at 3:00 p.m.  Tributes may be shared at Tributes may be shared at 
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Name: Kim Thorne Childers
Sorry about his passing. May God bring your family the comfort and hope that is needed. I will always remember the fun times at Grandma Tanners.
Name: Davette Palm Gregory
I am sorry that I can not be there Sunday to pay my respects in person. But I am thankful for the visit my other cousin Steve and I had with Wayne in January! His only request was for prayer and me to buy him the "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit" addition. He was his usual jovial self and never heard him complain! I am sure he is being comforted and reunited with his Mother in Heaven.
Dear family-
So sorry for your loss. I first met Wayne in home room at Cloverleaf Jr. high. We were friends for a long time and I will miss him.

We had a lot of fun together over the years. He was there as a friend during some rough times too.

May you find much peace. I know he loved all of you very much. He's reunited with his wonderful mom now.

I'm sorry I can't make it to his services, you all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Carl Baker
Phoenix, AZ
Name: Steve Lambey
May you find peace in Heaven Wayne. I truly believe many of the challenges you faced in life were the result of an auto accident when you were in your late teens or early twenties that left you in a coma for a week 
Name: Beverly Wheeler Moats
I am so sorry to hear of Waynes passing. I was in school at Cloverleaf  with him. A very sweet man. GOD BLESS 
Name: Robin Baxter
I am so sorry to read of your brother's passing.   He was a very nice guy and had a good heart. 
My prayer is that God will wrap you all in his loving arms and give you the peace that passes all understanding. 

God's blessings.
Robin Schlauch Baxter
Name: Helen Parsons
Sorry to have read about Wayne passing. here is hoping he finds the peace ne always wanted.Your family has my sympathy and prayers at this time.







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