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William Ashcroft
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Birth: May 18, 1919, England
Death: Oct. 22, 2013
Michigan, USA

Mr. Ashcroft passed away at the age of 94, and resided in Huron Township. He was survived by his devoted wife, they were married for 66 years. Beloved father of three sons. Dearest and loving grandfather of a granddaughter and a grandson. He was the son of the late Richard Sephton and the late Ellen (Harrison) Ashcroft. Loving brother of three sisters and one brother. He will also be missed by his nine nieces and nephews. He grew up in Rainford, England, on the family farm. He served in the British Royal Air Force, as a pilot, during WWII. He was trained at Grosse Ile Naval Air Station, in Grosse Ile, Michigan. He met the woman he would later marry while he was there. Following the end of the war, the married couple lived in Wyandotte. Since 1952, in Wyandotte, he owned Downriver Delivery, and it is still run as their family business today. He and his wife were members of the Nomads Travel Club, and enjoyed their world travels together. He had a quick wit and a lively sense of humor, and was a good storyteller. He will be deeply missed. His final arrangements were handled by Thon Funeral Home, in Wyandotte. NH.10.27 
 
Burial:
Michigan Memorial Park
Flat Rock
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Curious
Record added: Oct 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119348114
William Ashcroft
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May you rest in eternal peace, and may God bless you.
- Curious
 Added: Oct. 27, 2013
 
 
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