Born in Macon County, he was the son of Logan Ashe and the late Ruth Ray Ashe. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed stock car racing. He was a member at Wells Grove Baptist Church. He was married to the late Ruth Mashburn Ashe, who passed away on December 18, 2013.
Dennis is survived by his father, Logan Ashe of Franklin, NC; one sister, Linda Ashe of Franklin, NC; one aunt, Mary Ray Hedden; two sisters-in-law, Sandy Mitchell and Cheryl Brendell; two brothers-in-law, William and Alan Mashburn; several nieces and nephews and lots of friends.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in the Chapel of Bryant Grant Funeral Home, with Rev. Alton Dendy, Rev. Terry Dixon and Rev. Scott Matthews officiating. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jimmy Wiggins, Perry Taylor, Junior Hunnicut, Marvin Mashburn and Gene Mitchell. Honorary pallbearers were Tom Ashe, Lewis Ashe, Wiley Hedden, Ted Kirkland, H.C. Bueck, Robert Schmidt and William Mashburn.
The family received friends from 1-2 p.m., Tuesday, one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wells Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund at 1189 Wells Grove Road, Franklin, NC 28734.
Bryant Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.