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“Kay and family, I know that this is a very difficult time. It's never easy to lose someone you love but the Bible promises us at John 5:28,29 that...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Margot


2 of 17 | Posted by: Jimmy Ashberry - Portsmouth, VA

“Another good man gone to soon, my he rest in peace. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Jimmy Ashberry - Portsmouth, VA

“I am sorry for the loss of your father, brother and friend. Jay was a kind and good person. He loved his family and friends very much. May God be...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Nancy Green

“Nancy,Eileen,Kim,- So shocked to read about Jay's passing, remembering all the great times at Mathews with family get-to-gethers/trampoline/crabbing...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear of Jay's passing. I worked with him at the Weapons Station and have fond memories of him. My condolences and prayers to the...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara HOgge - Newport News, VA

“Nancy and Blaine- thinking of you both during this difficult time. Lifting your family in prayer. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Donna & Wilson Roane - Bohannon, VA

“Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Meg White - Cobbs Creek, VA

“Jay was a talented person in many ways. He could fix almost anything, except himself. He had a kind and loving heart and in the end, that is what...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and Prayers for you all during this difficult time. Sorry for your loss. Cherish the wonderful memories. Hugs to you all. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Hall Hilling - Gloucester, VA

“Nancy & Kay, So sad to hear of Jay's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy Diggs - Hudgins, VA

“Just wanted to express our condolences from long distance. We are praying for you here in Pennsylvania. Our families have wonderful and fun memories...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Eric Ashberry - Halifax, PA

“My deepest sympathy to the Ashberry family. Losing a family member can be a devistating loss. Rely on God the hearer of prayer to sustain you. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: J. Marshall - VA

“so sorry for your loss. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Christy & Pepper Love

“Doug, you and the family are in my prayers. jay was a great person and I know he will be watching over you from Heaven. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: kenneth lewis - elizabeth city, NC

“So sorry to hear about Jay. Thoughts and Prayers are with the family ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Ronnie & Blanche McClure - VA

“I worked in the Naval Weapon Station Fire Department. I would see Jay on base and he would always talk to me about my plumbing business, as well as...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Billy W. Hogge - Gloucester, VA


John (Jay) Edward Ashberry, Jr., 66, of Foster, Virginia passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Jay was a lifelong resident of Mathews County. He was retired from the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station after 26 years. He was the owner of John E. Ashberry, Jr. Plumbing and Heating. He was preceded in death by his parents, John E. and Helen Ashberry and his daughter, Melanie. Jay is survived by his faithful, loving companion, Kay Ashberry; daughter, Nancy Ashberry of Richmond; sister, Eileen Lemon of Bedford; brother; Doug (Linda) Ashberry of Mathews; and a grandson, Blaine Callis of Richmond. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. with a Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. at Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box723, Mathews, Virginia 23109 or to Macedonia Baptist Church, P.O. Box 102, Foster, Virginia 23056.

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160 Main Street Mathews, VA 23109
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