|Birth: ||May 1, 1913|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2000|
Register-Guard Eugene, Lane Oregon - April 14, 2000
Raymond James "Ray" Ashenhurst
"A memorial service will be held April 16 for Raymond James "Ray" Ashenhurst of Eugene, who died April 8 of age-related causes. He was 86.
Ashenhurst was born May 1, 1913, in Denlow, CO., to Harry and Mary Hanne Ashenhurst. He married Eva Phipps in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 25, 1936.
He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines in the early 1930s, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He moved from Calgary, Alberta, to Eugene in 1965.
Ashenhurst was a minister in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 34 years. He enjoyed woodworking, and tinkering with electrical items.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Patty Renskers of Medford; a son, Harry of Carrollton, TX.; a sister, Betty Gilbert of Ottumwa, Iowa; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Sunday's services will be at 3 p.m. at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Eugene.
Private burial will be at Rest-Haven Memorial Park in Eugene. Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements."
Ray was a RLDS Church appointee from 1947 until he retired in 1979, serving at Kirtland Temple, Kirtland and Northwest Ohio Districts, the Maine District (living at Jonesport), the Independence Sanitarium and Hospital in Missouri, the Alberta District in Canada, the Southern Oregon District and last of all serving in the Pacific Northwest Region while living in Eugene Oregon.
Eva Elizabeth Phipps Ashenhurst (1917 - 2013)*
Rest-Haven Memorial Park
Plot: Section 22, plot 43-1
Created by: Leslie Mikesell Wood
Record added: Jan 04, 2010
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