J. Robert Ashton passed away on December 21, 2018 at the Wilmington Hospital

He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Leon and Alverta Ashton. Bob followed in his father’s footsteps and along with his wife was an insurance agent. He was an active member of Richardson Park U.M. Church where he was a lay leader and held many positions in the Methodist Conference. Bob was a member of the Armstrong Masonic Lodge # 26 A.F. & A.M.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Ashton, his second wife, Margaret Ashton and his infant son, Samuel. Bob is survived by his cousins, Alverta Lowe, Sandra Rodier, Laura Christopher and many other cousins.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Richardson Park U.M. Church, 11 N. Maryland Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19804 where friends may call from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. Arrangements by the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home.