Ronald Ashley

Belton – Ellis Ronald Ashley, 80, husband of Linda Joyce Wilson Ashley, of Brown Avenue Extension, died Monday, April 26, 2021 at Dominion Senior Living of Anderson.


Born in Anderson County, he was a son of the late Furman and Eva Ashley. He was a member of Mt Bethel Baptist Church where he had formerly served as a Deacon. Mr. Ashley was a member and former Chief of the Craytonville Fire Department. He was retired from Torrington.

Surviving in addition to his loving wife of 55 years of the home are: a brother, Winfred (Donna Sue) Ashley of Honea Path; and a sister, Marian Bratcher of Honea Path; a special niece, who was like a daughter, Pam Madden of Anderson; three nephews, who were like grandsons, Jared (Carrington) Burdette, Layne Burdette, and Grant Burdette.

Mr. Ashley was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and seven sisters.

Funeral services will be held 1 P.M. Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Mt Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Krieger officiating. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories.

The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends after the graveside service at the cemetery.Messages of condolence may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Saturday, may 1, 2021
  • Time: 1 P.M.
  • Place: Mt Bethel Baptist Church
  • Cemetery: Garden of Memories
  • Visitation: Immediately following the graveside service
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