Jack Ashley, 1924-2019
Last updated 12/5/2019 at 8:37am
Jack went home to the Lord on November 27, 2019.
He was born to Howard and Frances Ashley on January 24, 1924, in Tonica, IL.
After graduation from Tonica High School, Jack served from 1944-1946 in the U.S. Army. He achieved the rank of Staff Sargent, serving in the Pacific Theater including the occupation of Japan. He became a member of the American Legion chapter in Tonica. Upon Honorable Discharge from the Army, he returned to the family farm. Jack, his brother Bob, and their father Howard worked the family farm as a partnership all their lives. The farm has remained in Ashley Family o...