- March 4, 1920 - April 11, 2017
- Bradbury, California
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J C Ashley, 97, a resident of the San Gabriel Valley for over 90 years, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 leaving his wife of 77 years, Marjorie Dee Ashley, their daughter, June Carol Thompson (David), of Glendora, their son, Michael Dean Ashley (Becky), of San Mateo, 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
He served in World War II as an infantryman in Patton's Third Army including the Battle of the Bulge. He received 3 Bronze Stars, the EAME Campaign Medal, the WWII Victory Medal and the French Legion of Honor Medal. After the war, he started his own construction company building homes including several for his family.
He will be buried at Riverside National Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at Royal Oaks Manor, 1763 Royal Oaks Drive North, Bradbury, CA 91010.