Robert Larry Ashley, age 74 of Hiawassee, GA passed away Saturday, August 14th, 2021.
Larry was born on December 2nd, 1946 in Chandler, IN the son of Jesse and Mildred Ashley. Larry Graduated from Castle High School in 1964 and joined the United States Marine Corp the same year. Larry was a very proud Marine and Vietnam veteran. Larry had a very exciting and rewarding career for 31 years working in Atlanta for Delta Air Lines. Larry and Brenda lived in Marietta, GA for 30 years and after he retired they moved to wonderful Blairsville, GA in January of 2000. While living in Blairsville, Larry was employed by Home Depot for 13 years.
Larry is survived by a large loving family including his wife, Brenda; two wonderful sons and one special daughter-in-law, Robert Ashley II of Marietta, GA and Matthew William Ashley and Laura Ashley of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Also surviving Larry are his three dearly loved brothers, two sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law and one sister. Glenn Ashley (Eileen), Doc Ashley (Jackie), Don Risley, Bill Ashley and Brenda Ashley O'Guin. Also many loved nieces and nephews, and other extended family members and friends also survive. He is preceded in death by a sister, Joan Risley.
To honor his wishes, Larry will be cremated and no services are planned.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Humane Society Mountain Shelter at PO Box 1252 Blairsville, GA 30512.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee.