Paul ordyceAshby, 90,ied Dec. 26, 2004, in Spring Valley, Ariz.e was born July 18, 1914 in Long Beach, Calif.
Ashby and his family moved to Phoenix in 1925.He attended Creighton Elementary School,nd Phoenix Union High School, then moved to Christopher Creek in 1938.Mr. Ashby learned thelastering traderom his father, Paul Revere Ashby, and movedack to Long Beach before eventually retiring in Payson.
Mr. Ashby loved o fish and huntn Arizona, Christopher Creek, nd the Rim country.
He is survived by wife Dorothy, ofayson; daughter, Judy Jameson of Burney, Calif.; sons, Paul Junior of Burney, Calif., and John, of Ontario, Calif.; sisters, Alice McDaniel of Prescott Valley, Janice Jackson Ratliff of Kingman, and Christine Dudley of Kingman; brothers, Dr. Glenn Ashby of Christopher Creek and Phoenix, and Jameslayton Ashby of Christopher Creek.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Polly Rodema Ashby, father, Paul Revere Ashby; sister, Barbara Faye Bowman; and brothers, Robert, John, Norman, and Lee, all of Christopher Creek.
Services were held Dec. 30 at Messinger Funeral Home, with burial at Payson Cemetery.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 511 South Mudsprings Road, Payson, AZ85547.