January 17, 2009
Edgar G. Ashburn, age 66 died Saturday (January 17, 2009) at his residence.
A funeral service will be held 7:00 PM Wednesday, at Cameron United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. David Johnson and Dr. Phil Brown. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 5:00 PM and following the service in the fellowship hall. Interment will be with military honors 11:00 AM Thursday at Center United Methodist Church.
A native of Moore County he was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. For 25 years he owned and operated Phillips Self Service in Cameron. He then worked for the Moore County Sheriffs Department where he retired as a Bailiff last year. He also worked part-time as a sales representative for various tobacco companies. His mother Myrtle Marsh Ashburn preceded him in death.
He is survived by: his wife Lucille Oakley Ashburn; son Keith Ashburn of Cameron; sisters Nancy A. McCullen of Spring Lake, Tannie A. Cummings of Carthage; brother Ralph "Curtis" Ashburn of Carthage; parents Ralph and Doris Ashburn of Carthage; grandchildren Brittany, Samantha, Katie, Dillon, Daniel.
Memorials may be made to: Cameron United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 185, Cameron, NC 28326, or Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, NC 27317.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family. Condolences: www.fryandprickett.com.