Updated: 9/9/20

William James Ashford, age 75 of the Stella Community passed away September 8, 2020.
He was born October 1, 1944 to the late Leonard Stacy and Myrtle Stafford Ashford.
He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Willard, Buddy and Leonard Ashford, Jr. and his sister, Peggy Ashford Bates.
Survivors include his wife Emily Campbell Ashford of Stella, his daughters, Sherry Ashford Philpot and Chris of Pulaski and Shannon Ashford of Murfreesboro, his brothers, Glen Ashford and Dot of Pulaski and Stacy Ashford and Geannie of Decatur, AL, his grandchildren, Cade and Campbell Philpot, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday, September 9, 2020, from 4:0 until 7:00 p.m. at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home, where Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Burial to follow at Giles Memory Gardens.