Ridgeley—Wayne Eugene Ashenfelter, 77, of Ridgeley went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
Born in Cumberland, MD on October 29, 1939, he was the son of the late Harold Abe and Pearl Ashenfelter. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Wilda Rae (Flanagan) Ashenfelter, and step son, Robert Abe.
Wayne was a graduate of Ridgeley High School. Following high school, Wayne served his country in the United States Air Force. Once discharged, Wayne was employed at PPG Industries until his retirement.
A member of Faith Assembly of God Church in Wiley Ford, WV, Wayne was a member of the Wiley Ford Volunteer Fire Company.
He is survived by his wife Ethel (Shepherd) Ashenfelter; sons, Edward Ashenfelter of Hollywood, MD, Terry Ashenfelter and Larry Ashenfelter and wife Roxanne, both of Ridgeley, WV; daughter, Sandra Dawson and husband Bradly, Berkley Springs, WV; step sons, Roger Abe and wife Sherry, Cumberland, MD, and Mark Abe and wife Jaymee, Hagerstown, MD, and Scott Abe and wife Pam, Carpendale, WV; grandchildren, Brandon Dawson, Cory Dawson, Heather Root and husband Brian, Jr., Lauren Ashenfelter, and Tanner Ashenfelter, great grandson, Colsen Root. Wayne is also survived by several step grandchildren.
At his request, Wayne has donated his remains to Medical Service. He had further requested that a viewing and memorial service not be held. He would like his friends and family members to remember him as a kind and giving person who loved the Lord.