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Terrance Anthony Ashby, Sr.
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Cumberland, MD – Terrance Anthony Ashby, Sr., 67, of Cumberland, MD, after a chronic illness, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. 

Born January 17, 1950, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Ashby was the son of the late Samuel Ashby and Betty (Hollingsworth) Ashby. He was also preceded in death by a son: Travis Ashby; and a brother: Alan Ashby. 

Terry graduated from Allegany High School, Class of 1968, where he excelled in sports, particularly football. He did four years of active service in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army.  While in the Army, Terry did a tour of duty in Vietnam and was awarded a few medals.  For a brief period, Terry was employed by the Celanese Fibers Corporation of America as a long distance truck driver in Rock Hill, SC.  His final employment was many years with the B&O Railroad as a Carman.  Terry enjoyed fishing and animals, always having a pet dog or two by his side. 

Terry is survived by his sisters: Carol Paige, Hernando, FL; and Pam Bullie and husband, Jay, Freedom, PA. Terry has five living children: Terrance, Jr., Jordan, Erin, Anthony, and Wyatt.  He has numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, grandchildren, and special friends. 

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, on Monday, January 8, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M., followed by a service starting at Noon with Reverend John Martin officiating. 

Per Terry’s requests, his final resting place will be the Arlington National Cemetery. 

The family would like to thank the caregivers at the Western Maryland Health System for the excellent care provided to Terry during his final days.


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Monday

8

Jan

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

Funeral Service

Monday

8

Jan

12:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

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