April 4, 1933 ~ October 16, 2013


Donald Loe Ashby


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Donald Loe Ashby was called home to his Father in Heaven on October 16, 2013 at the age of 80 in Vernal, Utah.  Donald was born on April 4, 1933 to Eva Clark and Alma Curtis Ashby in Vernal, Utah.  He married Norita Marie Simper Ashby on September 4, 1959 in the Salt Lake Temple.

Donald enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, camping, fishing, farming, gardening and yard work.  He retired from Uintah County Road department.  He always enjoyed life to the fullest.

Donald is survived by his wife, Norita Simper Ashby; his children: Michael (Tammi) Ashby, Monica Miller, Troy (Teresa) Ashby, Jolene (Nyle) Cook, and Jared (Brandi) Ashby; 18 grandchildren: Shelbi, Niki, Shane, Melissa and MaKayla Ashby; Corie and Quintin Miller; Joshua and Desarae Smuin; Tasha, Tabrina, Tenelle and Taylor Ashby; Cody and Ryan Cook; Ashton, Kylie and Brenna Ashby.  2 great grandchildren: Samara Hullinger and McKinley Miller; Siblings: Ralph (Linda) Ashby, Barbara Bingham; and family friends: Gene Gato and Larry Sights.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents, Alma Curtis and Eva Clark Ashby; brother, Keith Markham Ashby, and sister, Norma Ashby Marshall.

Graveside services were held Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11 A.M. at the Maeser Fairview Cemetery.  A viewing was held Saturday 9-10:45AM at the Ashley Valley Funeral Home.  Services were under the direction of the Ashley Valley Funeral Home.