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William Ambus Ashmore
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1919
Manor
Travis County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1985
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA

William Ashmore was the youngest son of Lee Ashmore and Minnie Reno Ashmore. He was born on his great-grandfather's farm near Manor, Texas, on February 4, 1919. William married Frances Malmquist on June 21, 1941. They had three sons. As a young man, William worked as a milkman, a bus driver, and on oil rigs in Louisiana. Later he gained employment with Todd Shipyard in Galveston, Texas. He served as personnel manager for the company until his retirement.
Obituary: William Ambus Ashmore Sr., 66, died Wednesday at home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at J. Levy & Bro. Funeral Home, the Rev. Herbert Polinard officiating and with Masonic services under the auspices of Harmony Lodge 6. Burial will be in Capital Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin. Mr. Ashmore was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Manor, Texas; he was retired as personnel director at Todd Ship Yard, Galveston, where he had worked more than 38 years. He had lived in Galveston 43 years and was a member of the Scottish Rite and Harmony Lodge 6 AF&AM. He was also a member of Central Christian Church, Galveston. Survivors include his wife, Frances Ashmore of Galveston; three sons, Phillip Ashmore of Alta Loma, Van Ashmore of Galveston and William A. Ashmore Jr. of Austin; a brother, Harvey Lee Ashmore of Galveston; two sisters, Elizabeth Anderson of Austin and Stella Stringer of Manchaca, Texas, and two grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Pistone, Ronny Hagood, Brady Richardson, Daniel Whichard, Dwight H. Leveritt Jr. and James Incalcaterra. Memorials may be sent to Central Christian Church or a favorite charity. 
 
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 Parents:
  Steven Lee Ashmore (1876 - 1941)
  Minnie Sarah Reno Ashmore (1880 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Malmquist Ashmore (1920 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harvey Lee Ashmore (1904 - 1990)*
  Frank Bell Ashmore (1907 - 1958)*
  Nannie Elizabeth Ashmore Anderson (1910 - 2008)*
  Stella Ruth Ashmore Stringer (1912 - 2012)*
  William Ambus Ashmore (1919 - 1985)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: RuthAnn Ballard
Record added: Aug 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74713958
William Ambus Ashmore
Added by: RuthAnn Ballard
 
William Ambus Ashmore
Added by: RuthAnn Ballard
 
William Ambus Ashmore
Added by: RuthAnn Ballard
 
 
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May you rest in peace! My 3rd cousin 3x removed.
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Jul. 13, 2013
In memory of my favorite uncle
- RuthAnn
 Added: Aug. 10, 2011
 
 
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