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Wayne Ashton, Sr.

Wayne L. Ashton, Sr., 80, of Hoopersville passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at UMSMC @ Dorchester.
Born November 6, 1939 on Hoopersville, he was a son of the late Mary Lewis Ashton and Floyd Raymond Ashton, Sr. Wayne attended the local schools and at a very young age started working the water carrying on the family tradition. For many years he worked in the family business, Ruark and Ashton Seafood.
On December 23, 1963 Wayne married the former Jo Ann Parks. They were blessed with raising three children and fifty six years of marriage. Together they started Old Salty’s Restaurant on Fishing Creek in 1984 and operating it till 2004.
Wayne loved an auction. He would regularly travel all over Delmarva to find that great priced bargain item that he just couldn’t live without. When relaxing at home a favorite pastime was watching wrestling.
Surviving besides his wife Jo Ann is a daughter Rhonda L. Tall (John); sons Wayne L. Ashton, Jr. (Dawn) and John L. Ashton (Ashley); grandchildren John Tall, Jr., Kevin Tall, Jeremy Ashton ( Kati ), Jarrett Ashton, Corey Ashton, Levin Ashton, Madison Abbott, Lauren Abbott and Junior Abell; great-grandson Grayson Ashton; sister Dorothy Elzey; brother F. Raymond Ashton ( Marie ); brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws who were like his own and a close family member Christy Ashton.
Besides his parents, Wayne is preceded in death by a daughter Julia Ann Ashton and a brother Thomas F. Ashton.
In keeping with Wayne’s wishes services will be private with family.
Memorial donations in memory of Wayne can be made to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P. A.
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Jo Anne and family,Sorry to hear of Wayne's death. you are in my prayers. I thank God for friends like you and WAYNE.May the grace of theLord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with ou all.Amen.

Effie Elzey Feb 14 2020 12:00 AM

Rhonda and family, we are so sorry for your loss. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Donna and Richard Orr, Glen Allen, VA Jan 21 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, Roger & I enjoyed Wayne's friendship over the years, he was a wonderful person. Prayers for you and the family

Mollie Brake Jan 18 2020 12:00 AM

Joanne, Prayers for you and your family.

Lea and Vernon and Family Jan 18 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wayne Sr.

Tom Foxwell Jan 18 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wayne Sr.

Billy & Linda Marshall Jan 18 2020 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out to Wayne's family at this difficult time.

LARRY PARKS Jan 18 2020 12:00 AM

JoAnn and family, so sorry to hear about Wayne. Our condolences and prayers are with you.

Robert & Linda Insley Jan 17 2020 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathy

JEANNE WEBSTER Jan 17 2020 12:00 AM

miss joann so sorry for your loss , your in my thoughs and prayers

timothy foxwell / kansas Jan 17 2020 12:00 AM

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