Arthur Ward Ashby

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Arthur Ward Ashby

  • Birth 30 Aug 1901 Lake Shore, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Death 18 Dec 1958 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Plot 12.25 .06
  • Memorial ID 10923766

FORMER SPANISH FORKER

Arthur Ashby Dies at 57 In California

SPANISH FORK — Arthur W. Ashby, 57, former Spanish Fork resident, died in Los Angeles Thursday.

He was born Aug. 30, 1901 in Lake Shore, a son of Samuel and Emma Clayson Ashby. He attended Spanish Fork schools. In 1916, the family moved to Butte, Mont., but in 1919, returned to Spanish Fork and Mr. Ashby worked in the Eureka mines. He also worked in the Bingham mines.

He married Betty Hill in 1939 in Bingham. She died in 1949. He married Virginia Ashby in 1950 in Salt Lake City. The marriage was later solemnized in the Mesa, Arizona LDS Temple. For the past nine years, Mr. Ashby has worked throughout Arizona, helping organize labor unions.

Survivors include his widow, Lot Angeles; one daughter, Leona Ashby, Rock Springs, and a stepson, Eugene Ashby, Oregon; three brothers and two sisters, Thomas Asbby, Spanish Fork; Albert Ashby, Payson; Heber Ashby, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Henry (Mary) Clark, Spanish Fork, and Mrs. Floyd (Inza) Brown, Koosharem.

Funeral services will be announced later by Walker Mortuary, Spanish Fork.

-PROVO DAILY HERALD, DEC. 19, 1958, TRANSCRIBED BY RHONDA HOLTON


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  • Maintained by: Rhonda
  • Originally Created by: John Warnke
  • Added: 6 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10923766
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Ward Ashby (30 Aug 1901–18 Dec 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10923766, citing Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda (contributor 46869790) .