February 5, 1933 - October 5, 2020
Scottie Hays Ashley went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 5, 2020. Scottie, a beloved husband, father, grandfather and family member was born on February 5, 1933, in Hutchins, Texas. Scottie, precious in the eyes of the Lord, married the love of his life, Evelyn Jane Fogleman Ashley on August 7, 1954, and they celebrated their 66th anniversary in 2020. Scottie believed in the foundations of good education and Christianity; and, he received his undergraduate degree at The University of Texas in 1955 and graduate degrees from Southern Methodist University in 1961 and 1965 and served as a deacon in First Baptist Church, Dallas. Scottie is survived by his wife, Janie; daughters: Amy Ashley; Alice Ashley Van Kirk and husband Mark Van Kirk; Sally Ashley Davis and husband Charles Davis; and Sara Mesler and husband Quin. Scottie cherished his grandchildren and is survived by his grandsons: Blake Davis and Cash Mesler; and, granddaughters: Kennedy Bower and Rylie Davis; and, is reunited in Heaven with his daughter, Sheri Ashley, and granddaughter, Raegan Davis. He is also survived by his sisters: Jo Byrd and husband Carl; Catherine Carter and husband Bob; Judy Clark and husband Ben; Susan Fields and husband Wayne; Debbie Ashley and Judy Ashley. The family plans to honor Scottie at a 30-minute military and religious service at DFW National Cemetery 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211, on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Missions at First Baptist Church in Dallas, Cornerstone Baptist Church in Dallas or the Raegan Davis Foundation @ Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas.
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