James (Jimmy) Ashcraft passed away at Gila Regional Medical Center on Thursday at 9:54pm. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home, no services will be held.
Jimmy was born Dec 22nd 1930 in El Paso, TX to Clifford Ashcraft and Jeanne Imhoff. Jimmy was the oldest of three boys. He was in the Army at Fort Carson during 1956 & 1957. This is where he met and married Juanita Ashcraft (Deshays). They married in 1957 and moved to Silver City, NM where they raised their children. Jimmy made his career at Chino Mines and retired in 1998. Jimmy became an avid golfer after his retirement and loved spending time with his fellow members of the Moose Lodge.
Jimmy is survived by his brother Pete Ashcraft, his three sons Lawayne Ashcraft Sieferman, Michael David Ashcraft, Brett Alan Ashcraft, their wives and many loving grandchildren/great grandchildren.
Bright Funeral Home is charge of arrangements. "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends." 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico. 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.hbrightfuneral.net