Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 4, 2013 11:02 am EST


GAMBIER — Donald “David” Ashton, 67, of Gambier passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.

He was born May 17, 1945, in Pittsburgh, Pa., son of the late John and Catherine (Pyle) Ashton. David was the Store Keeper in the warehouse at The Ohio State University. He enjoyed bird watching and spending time with family and friends.

David is survived by his loving wife, Caroline (Lively) Ashton; daughter, Lauren Ashton of Upper Arlington; and a brother, Dick Ashton of Malvern.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

In keeping with David’s wishes, there will not be any services. The family asks that you remember David in your own special way.

Private condolences may be sent to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Donald “David” Ashton.

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