Glendon Eugene Ashby, 79, son of Louis and Virginia “Gallagher” Ashby was born January 4, 1933 in Sugar Tree, MO. Glendon graduated from Carrollton High School in 1951. After graduation he served four years in the United States Navy.
On June 21st, 1958 he married Rose Mayden of Carrollton, MO. To this union they have six children, Kathy Swoboda of Parkville, MO, Kevin Ashby and wife Hope of Fayette, MO, Curtis Ashby of Parkville, MO, Mark Ashby and wife Leanne of Parkville, MO, Amy Pelham and husband Rusty of Plattsburg, MO, and Andy Ashby and wife Tracy of Scranton, PA and 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Glendon was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters.
He retired from Ford Motor Company in February of 2000 after 34 and a half years. Glendon was a member of the Gilead Baptist Church in Carrollton, MO. He passed away on Saturday May 12th, 2012 with his family by his side.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville, MO. Immediately following the visitation, graveside services will be held at the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Parkville, MO. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Three Rivers Hospice. Memories of Glendon and condolences may be left with the family at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.