CAPE GIRARDEAU - Billy R. Ash, 69, died March 8, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born July 11, 1935, in Ridgely, Tenn., son of the late Dallas and Reba Crosser Ash, he had retired from Chrysler Industries and was a Mason.
On March 13, 1961, he married Dorothy Faye Cutler who preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2001.
He was also preceded in death by one granddaughter and one brother.
Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, David Stroud of the state of South Carolina and Don and Christy Stroud of Clearmont, Fla.; and three daughters and two sons-in-law, Penney and Larry Nipple of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., Pam and John Westphal of Weberville, Mich., and Debbie Narrington of Fowlerville, Mich.; four brothers, Paul Ash and Steve Ash of New Madrid, Jerry Ash of Loves Park, Ill., and Jimmy Ash of Marston; four sisters, Jo Ruth Dale of Rockford, Ill., June Dial of Carolstream, Ill., Betty Campbell of Marston and Marsha Jones of Dexter; and 11 grandchildren and 10 great-
Visitation is scheduled for 4-8 p.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid where the service will follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. B.J. Baldwin officiating.
Burial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Greenwood Cemetery in Fowlerville.