Daniel R. “Danny” Ashby, 67, rural Akron, passed away surrounded by family at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023, at his residence.
Danny was born on Aug. 28, 1956. On March 5, 1977, he married Betty Shriver. She survives.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Ashby, Akron; children Brenda and husband Brian Yoder, North Manchester, Dawn and husband Charles Poe, Akron, and Thomas and wife Samantha Ashby, Rochester; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brothers Steve Ashby, Fort Wayne, Glen Ashby, Florida, Bobby Ashby, Warsaw, John Ashby, Bargersville, and Edgar and wife Carol Ashby, California; and sisters Helen and husband Tony Middleton, Silver Lake, Teri and husband Tony Monce, Silver Lake, Janine and husband Troy Hoskins, Warsaw, and Sandy and husband David Smith, Elyria, Ohio.
Hartzler Funeral Home is handling arrangements.