Donald Ashcraft Obituary

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Donald Lee Ashcraft

July 5, 1937 - August 28, 2014
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Donald Lee Ashcraft passed away August 27, 2014 at his home in Long Beach, CA. He was 77 years old. Don was born July 5, 1937 in Rison, AR to Leroy and Liddie Mae Phillips Ashcraft. He moved to California in 1959. Don was a Foreman Electrician for Ashcraft Electric of Long Beach and a 50 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He married Renee Bedard in 1990. His memory will be cherished by all who loved him and who now survive: his wife of 24 years, Renee; sons, Mike of Palos Verdes, CA and Jason (Sandy) of Murrieta, CA; three grandchildren, Jason Jr., Amanda (Gabe), Jennifer and great-grandson, Brady. He...
Donald Lee Ashcraft passed away August 27, 2014 at his home in Long Beach, CA. He was 77 years old. Don was born July 5, 1937 in Rison, AR to Leroy and Liddie Mae Phillips Ashcraft. He moved to California in 1959. Don was a Foreman Electrician for Ashcraft Electric of Long Beach and a 50 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He married Renee Bedard in 1990.

His memory will be cherished by all who loved him and who now survive: his wife of 24 years, Renee; sons, Mike of Palos Verdes, CA and Jason (Sandy) of Murrieta, CA; three grandchildren, Jason Jr., Amanda (Gabe), Jennifer and great-grandson, Brady. He was pre-deceased by both of his parents; sister, Ouida Bob Wilson, and brother, Houston Aircraft. He is survived by his brother, Phillip Ashcraft of Pine Bluff, AR and sisters, Janice Kimbrell of Pine Bluff and Betty Jean Taylor of Rison, AR.

Don and Renee spent many happy days at their cabin in Arrowbear entertaining family and friends. He could always be found in his garage working on his latest wood project. He was a loving supportive quiet soul who appreciated the simple things in life. The Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. Burial will be at All Soul's Cemetery in Long Beach, following the Funeral Mass.
Arrangements under the direction of Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary, Long Beach, CA.

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