William E Askew

William E Askew

Birth
Death 6 Apr 2012 (aged 78)
Burial Brunswick, Medina County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 88192153 · View Source
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William E. Askew, age 78 of Litchfield, passed away April 6, 2012 in Medina. He was born in Cherokee, Alabama on May 19, 1933 to the late Thomas and Lucy (Ogletree) Askew. William was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean War and a founding and active member of Lighthouse Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening and retired from General Motors as a crane operator after 38 years of service.

William is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty (Sparks) Askew; his sons William K.(Brenda)of Parma Heights, Dwight (Gerry)of Wellington; Jeff of Litchfield and Douglas (Sheila)Askew of Chicago, Illinois; his 12 beloved grandchildren; 8 loving great-grandchildren; his sister Barbara Sue (Kenny)Mauldin; and his brother Bob (Patricia) Askew of Brunswick.

He was preceded in death by his brothers Edmon, James and Charles and his granddaughter Ashley Rose.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am, Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina 44256. Pastor Jerry Clevenger will officiate. Burial with military honors will be held at Eastlawn Memory Gardens in Brunswick immediately following the service. Visitation will be from 4-8:00 pm at the funeral home on Monday.


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Don't Cry For Me - Written by Beverly Teibel
For Bill Askew

Don't cry for me
Now I've gone over yonder
Remember me often
Remember me fonder.

Don't cry for me
For I've gone over home
I'm there with my Savior
And never alone.

Don't cry for me
Please don't shed a tear
I'm no longer hurting
No worry, no fear.

Remember the fun times
Or some little thing
A moment we laughed
Or a song I would sing.

Remember I loved you
And never ask why
I longed so for heaven
Was not scared to die.

I'm just over Jordon
With family and Friends
Rejoicing with Angels
Where life never ends.

So don't cry for me
Live life every day
Be happy & kind
In all that you say.

I'll always be with you
Right there in your heart
We'll be back together
Oh no more to part.

And I will be waiting
Yes, looking you'll find
Then I won't be gone
Just on the far side.


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  • Created by: Beverly Sprowl Teibel
  • Added: 7 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 88192153
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William E Askew (19 May 1933–6 Apr 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88192153, citing Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick, Medina County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Sprowl Teibel (contributor 22571442) .