Larry Kent Ashley, age 86 Lake Gage, Indiana passed away on Thursday, June 2 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Larry was born in Highland Park, Michigan to Dorothy and Melvin Ashley on September 4, 1935. He graduated from Southfield High School and attended Detroit and Fort Wayne colleges. Larry worked for many companies as a successful salesman. He was a mentor and a great speaker.
Larry met the love of his life, Sarah Simon, and they got married in 1960. They had two boys, Mark and Gregory (deceased). He was very active with the Shrine and enjoyed the longtime friends he made throughout his life. He had a passion for golf, reading, and his family. He was a grandfather and great grandfather.
He is survived by his wife Sarah, son Mark, daughter-in-law Adeline, granddaughter Haley, grandson Simon, and great-grandson Zayden.
Memorial services will be held at 11 AM, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Angola United Methodist Church with Pastor Tim Terrell officiating.
Visitation will be from 10-11 AM, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, prior to the service at the church.
Military Honors by the Orland American Legion Post 423 will immediately follow the service at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shriner’s Children Hospital or to the Angola United Methodist Church.
Shriner's Hospitals for Children
Angola United Methodist Church
220 W. Maumee Street, Angola, IN 46703,