Gerald Blaine Ashby, son of Gerald & Phyllis Higginson Ashby, died December 5, 2008. Born July 25, 1938 in Spanish Fork, Utah. Graduated from S F High School, Seminary, & BYU. Married Carol Proctor in Manti Temple. They have two children, Steven, & Karen; a foster daughter, Irma Begay Tsosie; son Ernie Joe, deceased; five grandchildren, Alison, Stephanie, Shelly, Tyler, Sheri, four foster grandchildren, one foster great grandchild.
He treasured his membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; served a mission to Denmark; enjoyed many callings and served in several Bishoprics, loving the people he worked with and those he served. He & Carol served a Family History Mission. He was a member of Kiwanis and served on the Icelandic Association Board. He retired from Geneva. Survived by family & siblings, David (Bonnie); Marilyn; Ann (Dennis) Gull; Garth (Kay); aunts, Karla (Dean) Holm; Gloria (LaMar) Ashby; LaVern (Ralph) Higginson.
Viewing will be held at Walker Mortuary, 187 South Main, December 12, 2008 from 6-8 p.m and one hour before funeral at church. Funeral will be December 13, 2008 11:00 a.m. at the church, 1661 S 1400 E, Spanish Fork. Burial in Spanish Fork Cemetery.
Thank you to medical providers, family, friends, and ward members.