Randle Gayle "Ran" Ashby

January 15, 1955 ~ March 14, 2020 (age 65)


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Randle Gayle "Ran" Ashby, 65, of Oakland, MD, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Garrett Regional Medical Center.

Born January 15, 1955, in Turner Douglas, WV, he was the son of the late Herbert Ray and Lilly Maye (Shaw) Ashby. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Dewayne E. Ashby, and one sister, Norma Jean Murphy.

Randle worked as a masonry, and was self-employed. In his youth, he pitched softball. Randle liked listening to classic country music, loved karaoke, and having a good time with his friends and family.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Nadine (Dennis) Ashby; two daughters, Twila L. and Chantel N. Ashby, both of Oakland; six brothers, Bill Ashby, Oakland; Don Ashby, Mt. Lake Park, MD; Roger Ashby, Mt. Lake Park; Butch Ashby, Corinth, WV; Tom Ashby, Kitzmiller, MD; Rick Ashby, Mt. Lake Park; two sisters, Sharon Ashby, Kingwood, WV; Pat Ryan, Terra Alta, WV; two grandchildren, Brandon and Keetan.

Due to the limited number of people allowed following the executive order by the State of Maryland, services will be private.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Dr., Oakland, MD, 21550, is in charge of his arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family to help defray the cost of the funeral, at Newman Funeral Homes, P.O. Box 386, Oakland, MD, 21550.

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