|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1918|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1998|
Longtime Rossville area resident Leon Edwin Ashcraft died Feb. 4, 1998 in Oklahoma City at the age of 80. He was born Jan. 20 1918 in Texarkana AR, the son of Samuel Tracy and Thomer Cecilia (Lokey) Ashcraft. He had lived in the Rossville area most of his life. He served in the US Army during WWII the worked at Tinker Air Force Base until his retirement. He married Bernice in 1949. He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers, and 1 sister. Surviving are his wife, 4 sons, 3 daughters, 15 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and many other relatives. Services were held at Horton Chapel near Rossville. Burial followed at Rossville Cemetery under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home.
Full obit: Shawnee News Star Feb. 6, 1998
Created by: Cheryl Nichols
Record added: Mar 17, 2008
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