Willie Daniel Ashley was born on April 22, 1952 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Louverta Ashley and Sellers Ashley. He attended the local schools of Duval County graduating from Matthew Gilbert Junior High School class of 1970.
Willie was a standout football player in high school at Matthew Gilbert. He worked with the United States Postal Service, The Haskell Company and St. Luke’s Hospital.
Willie Daniel Ashley went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jodey Ashley Williams; mother, Louverta Ashley; father, Sellers Ashley; and brother, Larry E. Ashley.
Willie leaves to mourn his passing but to cherish his memories, children, Sommer Davis (Enos), Tamara Ashley, Troy Butler (Cicely) and Larry Ashley; grandchildren, Stephon Davis, Autumn Davis, Jayden Ashley, Nakia Woods, Ahmaya Redrick, Aubrey Newton, Ashley Butler, Imani Butler, Imaya Butler, Patrick Williams and Brandon Williams; sisters, Deborah Cannon (King), Ruby Jenkins, Mary Jordan, Thelma Brown (Leonard); brothers, Lennon Ashley and Calvin Wright (Jackie); Matthew Gilbert Class of 1970; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends.
Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Northside is serving the family.
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