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Wayne D. Ashford

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Wayne was born on February 28, 1936 and passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019.

Wayne was a resident of Memphis, Tennessee at the time of passing.

Ashford graduated from University of Memphis, Magna Cum Laude, and member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, as well as Gamma Beta Society, and Southwest Tennessee, graduating with a Degree of Associate of Applied Sciences, Paralegal Studies, Summa Cum Laude, and a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

He was successful in designing Proof Silver, one ounce .999 Fine Silver medallions for such organizations as the U.S. Navy, Lakehurst, NJ, largest dirigible hangar in the world; Postmasters' national organization; a Bicentennial series of the United States; a medallion for U.S. Virgin Islands, where he had a shop and the medallions and were in extremely high demand; he was proud of all his work in creating and designing, silver medallions.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, and the interment of his cremated remains will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.

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