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Gerald Bates Ashby
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1918
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1965
Spanish Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA


SPANISH FORK--Gerald Bates Ashby, 47, Spanish Fork, died Wednesday at his home of a heart condition.

He was born January 8, 1918 in Payson, the son of Albert S. and Susan Bates. He married Phyllis Higginson, June 19, 1937, in Spanish Fork. The marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple May 1, 1943. Mr. Ashby was a railroad conductor for many years, at the Geneva Works of U. S. Steel Corp. He was a member of the Steel Workers Union. He was an elder in the LDS Church. Mr. Ashby received his education in the Payson City Schools. His hobbies included hunting, fishing and sports of all kinds.

Survivors include his wife of Spanish Fork; three sons, Blaine, Salt Lake City; David and Garth, both of Spanish Fork; two daughters, Marilyn and Ann, both of Spanish Fork; a grandson, parents of Payson: LaMar Ashby, San Lorenzo, California and a sister, Mrs. Dean (Karla) Holm, Provo.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Spanish Fork Fifth-Eighth LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop Leslie B. Winter officiating. Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Our Chapel of Memories Mortuary, Spanish Fork and at the mortuary Saturday prior to services.

Burial will be in Spanish Fork City Cemetery.

-The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah), January 14, 1965, transcribed by Rhonda Holton 
Family links: 
  Albert Sims Ashby (1896 - 1978)
  Susan Eliza Bates Ashby (1896 - 1995)
  Phyllis Higginson Ashby (1916 - 2006)*
  Gerald Blaine Ashby (1938 - 2008)*
  Marilyn Ashby (1945 - 2012)*
  Infant Ashby (1916 - 1916)*
  Gerald Bates Ashby (1918 - 1965)
  Dean Alden Ashby (1920 - 2002)*
  Albert "LaMar" Ashby (1922 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Spanish Fork City Cemetery
Spanish Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: 06.14 .09
Maintained by: Rhonda
Originally Created by: John Warnke (inactive)
Record added: May 06, 2005
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Gerald Bates Ashby
Added by: John Warnke (inactive)
Gerald Bates Ashby
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Gerald is my 2nd cousin 2 times removed.
- Rhonda
 Added: May. 1, 2010

- Always Marissa
 Added: May. 6, 2005

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