W. B. Ashby, 86, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, in Columbia.
Mr. Ashby was born in Lincoln County. He was a retired construction worker and farmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Martin and Mollie Dean Ashby,; four sisters; and two brothers.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews, and by his caregivers, Judy Bivins and the staff at Sunshine Center, Lewisburg.
Graveside services were held Sunday, Oct. 18, at Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg with Rev. Sonny Moore officiating.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, was in charge of arrangements.