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Maurice Ashby

Maurice Ashby Jr., of Three Rivers, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the age of 78. Maurice was born on June 11, 1942 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was the son of Maurice and Ruth (Miller) Ashby. A complete obituary is in the process of being written. While at Maurice's webpage at www.avinkcremation.com please take time to sign his guestbook by lighting a candle and/or sharing a memory with his family. The family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand, Schoolcraft, MI 49087 (269) 679-5622.

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I became friends with Morey in early 70s, we took an adult Ed body shop class, plus we worked together at General Telephone. He wa a very good person. He was opinionated and could dig his heels in and be stubborn. After he went to the road commission I didnt see him very often, when we did it was right back to usual. We really had a good friendship. I hope that he and Janice have reunited. Rest in piece my friend .David L. Bradford

David L. Bradford Feb 16 2021 9:51 PM

Morry was our next door neighbor the past seven years in Three Rivers. We so enjoyed everything about him, his storytelling, his worldview, his humor, his woodworking and his helping hands in the neighborhood. Gene and I feel so lucky to have known him. Rest in peace, Morry, we'll see you again one day.

Gene and Laura Chupp Feb 14 2021 9:10 AM

Morey, Trained me in 1973 when I started at the GTE Phone Company, He was a Great Guy He will always be remembered that way and a "Good Friend "...I will always remember Morey and his Smile !!! Gene & Cheryl Ehrhardt

Gene & Cheryl Ehrhardt Feb 11 2021 5:03 PM

We remember (Butch) Maurice as a simple man, who loved his family dearly, he was extremely proud of all their accomplishments. He gave of himself to all including strangers, if he had it and they needed it he gave. He made a great friend of Marie, they were good for and to each other. .Very creative in his drawings and wood working, A amazing man. We will miss our rides to Cory lake for cinnamon rolls and our talks on the phone and on the back porch. He will be missed. Im very sure the spirit in the sky has welcomed him with open arms. Mike & Barb Ashby and family

Barbara Ashby Feb 11 2021 12:34 PM

He was a mentor to me personally and a role model for our family to aspire to. Our thoughts for Deb, Dan, Steve, Dawn and their families.

Ritch, Sue, Jessica, Hadley Harrison Feb 7 2021 3:36 PM