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Dave Ashcraft

November 7, 1962 — August 9, 2022

Wilmington

Dave Ashcraft

Age 59 of Wilmington, Illinois, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 in Paducah, Kentucky.
 
Born November 7, 1962, David Eugene is a son of Carol “Jane” Ashcraft (née Fancher) of Wilmington and the late James F. Ashcraft. He was raised in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1980.

Dave worked as a laborer and an iron worker.  He retired from the Laborers Local #75. He was mechanically gifted with all hands on projects.  He loved fishing, music and had a quick wit with the biggest smile.  Dave will be remembered for always having a good time, and cherishing time spent with his grandkids.

Survivors include his mother, Jane; two daughters: Julie Ashcraft and Brittany (Doug) Pulaski; step-son, Adam (Kate) Russell; four grandchildren: Emma, Katelyn, Elsie and Austin; one brother, Fred Ashcraft; three nieces: Kristin, Kara and Karli, and two uncles: Harold Fancher and Gary (Sue) Fancher.

Dave was preceded in death by his father; one sister, Carol Rhodes; step-son Tony Russell and both his maternal and paternal grandparents.

The family will receive friends at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of celebration of life at 12:00 noon. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services and he will be privately laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery in Wilmington with his father and his sister.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Dave’s memorial page online through social media.

Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815/476-2181www.BaskervilleFuneral.com

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, August 13, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Baskerville Funeral Home Wilmington

700 East Kahler Road, Wilmington, IL 60481

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, August 13, 2022

12:00 - 12:45pm (Central time)

Baskerville Funeral Home Wilmington

700 East Kahler Road, Wilmington, IL 60481

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Interment

Private service, no guests please

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