David Jonathan Ashley death – obituary, cause of death : David Jonathan Ashley 61, of Morganton, is dead. He passed away at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care on Monday, May 4, 2020.
David was born September 23rd 1958 in Syracuse, NY to the late Jerome Ashley and Ruth Saunders Ashley. He had a funny and unique personality and was never afraid to show it and his friends loved that about him. He was described by his friends as someone who was always ready for a laugh.
He was a much-loved character who touched the lives of so many with his big heart, wisdom and greatness, His pleasures were simple, His needs were few. If his family was happy, He was too. He gave us love in the fullest measure, Care, devotion and memories to treasure. He shared our dreams, hopes and tears.
Jonathan had a caring heart, generous attitude and a fun-loving personality that laid the foundation for years of lifelong friendships. It didn’t matter what you needed, he would be there to help you celebrate, mourn, fix things, build something or to just listen and offer a shoulder to cry on or smile to laugh with.
He was a baker.
He is survived by his wife, Lori Rosenfeld Ashley, children, Jessica Fort and David Jonathan Ashley, Jr. grandchildren, Maddison Fort and Mason Fort; brothers, Donald Ashley and wife Krystal, and Bryant Ashley; sister, Elizabeth Edney and husband Richard; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.