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Seaver-Brown Chapel
Wednesday May 24th, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Wednesday May 24th, 2017

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Graveside Service

Blevins Cemetery
Thursday May 25th, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Roger Lee Ashley


Roger Lee Ashley, Sr. age 64, died Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Smyth County Community Hospital, Marion, Va.

He was born November 23, 1952 in Abingdon, Va. to Janet Hayes Ashley and the late Wilton Henry Ashley. Roger was a big joker, he loved to pull one over on you. He was a dedicated employee of W & L Construction for 19 years. He loved to play poker and bingo but above all he was a loving father, grandfather and friend to all who knew him.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Ashley.

Roger is survived by his sons, Chris Ashley and wife Diana, Roger Lee Ashley, Jr. and wife, Tommie, and Derek Ashley, all of Marion, Va.; mother, Janet Hayes Ashley; sister, Lisa Ashley, both of Abingdon, Va.; brothers, Tommy Ashley and wife, Brenda of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Ronnie Ashley of Abingdon, Va.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Mike Sage officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Blevins Cemetery in Whitetop, Va. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. until the time of service at Seaver-Brown Chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Ashley Family.

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Delano & Brenda Osborne May 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Ashley

Delano & Brenda Osborne May 24 2017 12:00 AM

Roger, Tommie and Derrick and Drake sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers in the days ahead. Hope you will find strength in the Lord and comfort in your memories. Love you all. Tabbi

Tabetha Barker May 24 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear this. I have wonderful memories of Roger. He will be missed by many.

Petey Ashley May 24 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss !

James Richardson May 23 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Ashley

James Richardson May 23 2017 12:00 AM

CRIS & DIANE & all the family we arr so sorry about Roger i talked to him everday in the hospital we loved him he was always in our prayers. GOD NEEDED ANOTHER Angel he chooses the best so he called Roger home .We love all of you

DELANO & BRENDA OSBORNE May 23 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Roger was a childhood playmate. Love to the Ashley Family. Steve and Dreama Dixon Jones

Dreama Jones May 23 2017 12:00 AM

Chris and family, I've worked with Roger for 18 years. He was probably one of the first people I met after coming to work at W-L. I will always remember his kind smile and gentle ways. I know he will be missed by many. May God comfort you in your sorrow and give you peace in the days ahead.

Vicky Cole May 23 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Ashley family. Roger has been a friend for a long time. If you need anything, please let me know.

Remonia Dolinger May 23 2017 12:00 AM

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