Robert Lee Ashmore Jr

Robert Lee Ashmore Jr, age 75 of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 7, 2017, at his residence.

Robert was born March 28, 1942 in Watson, Arkansas to Robert and Thelma “Minnie” Ashmore. He served his country on a battleship while in the Navy and loved being on, and around, the water throughout his life. He worked for International Paper for 38 years and retired in 2010. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Robbie Ashmore, two brothers, Thomas Ashmore and Bobby Ashmore.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Sandra Ashmore of Atlanta, Texas, three sons, Troy Ashmore and wife Jennifer of Atlanta, Texas, D’Wayne Ashmore and wife Jennifer of Douglasville, Texas, and Brandon Ashmore of Atlanta, Texas, five grandchildren, Logan, Hunter, Haley, Tanner, and Asa; three sisters, Elizabeth “Liz” Richardson, Wanda Chaudoin, Ida Lee Blaney, one brother Roger Ashmore; and a number of other relatives.

Graveside services will be 10:00 am, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Salem Cemetery, under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service, with Pastor Kent Craft officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Hanner Funeral Service.

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