James Asher Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

James W Asher

April 14, 1926 - November 21, 2012
Obituary

James W. Asher "J.W.", 86, of Byron, IL passed away Wednesday November 21, 2012 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. James was born on April 14, 1926 in Knoble, AR the son of Jack and Ivy Bowers Asher. He married Betty Hanners on August 19, 1950 in Pickett, AR and she preceded him in death on March 13, 2012. He worked at Elco tool for over 35 years. He enjoyed bowling every Wednesday and was an avid hunter. He enjoyed hunting squirrel, turkey and deer. He got a deer this year with his crossbow and was hunting over the weekend during shotgun season. He liked to travel and visit family during off season. James is survived by his...
James W. Asher "J.W.", 86, of Byron, IL passed away Wednesday November 21, 2012 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. James was born on April 14, 1926 in Knoble, AR the son of Jack and Ivy Bowers Asher. He married Betty Hanners on August 19, 1950 in Pickett, AR and she preceded him in death on March 13, 2012. He worked at Elco tool for over 35 years. He enjoyed bowling every Wednesday and was an avid hunter. He enjoyed hunting squirrel, turkey and deer. He got a deer this year with his crossbow and was hunting over the weekend during shotgun season. He liked to travel and visit family during off season. James is survived by his children: Rogennia Asher (Victor Novack), Pat Asher (Chuck Nelson) and Jamie Carey (David); grandchildren: Bruce "Chip" Caruth (Jodi) , Tonya Caruth, Frederick "Rick" DuPont II (Stacey), Desiree DuPont, Cassandra Sutherland (Eric), Hilary Carey, Niki Glenn and Andrea Glenn; 6 great-grandchildren; 4 sisters Martha Lou, Geneva, Genetta, Doris "Terry"; 1 brother Wilbert. James was preceded in death by his parents, wife Betty, brother Jackie and sister Rosalie. A service to celebrate James life will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday November 27, 2012 at Advantage Funeral and Cremation 7000 W. State St., Rockford. Visitation for James will be Monday November 26, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Willwood Cemetery, Rockford. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.advantagerockford.com

Guest Book

The Guest Book for James W Asher is no longer available online.

If you would like to reopen this Guest Book allowing further messages from loved ones, click here.


More Obituaries

Rockford Register Star
JAMES W. ASHER, 86 BYRON - James W. "J.W." Asher, 86, of Byron passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford....

Read obituary at Rockford Register Star.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.