Dean Ashley was born May 28, 1936 to Theodore and Veva (Ingram) Ashley. He walked his last walk through the streets of Johnston on August 20, 2016. Known by family as Dean, Darrell to some and “The Can Man” to others, he was a kind soul.
He always had a song in his heart, loved listening to country music and playing golf. Dean will be remembered by his brother, Ted Ashley; sisters, Car (Mick); Iaria and Babe (Jerry) Brown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Lorrene (Ingram) Ashley; brother, Larry Ashley and sister, Charlene (Bud) Grim.
A service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Merle Hay Funeral Home with a visitation one hour prior to service beginning at 10 a.m. A private inurnment will follow the next day at Chapel Hill Gardens.