Karl J. Ashley, III, age 71, of East Freetown, died on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at his home.
Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late Karl & Grace (Paradis) Ashley. Karl grew up in Freetown, attended public schools, graduated Apponequet High School, Class of 1966 and attended Wentworth Institute in Boston for two years. He married Wendy Darling in 1969, and soon joined the U.S. Navy and was stationed in California. Karl was a Cranberry Farmer for over 40 years.
Karl was the beloved husband for 50 years to Wendy (Darling) Ashley; devoted father of Mariah Ashley, Karla Pimental, Amanda Zivin and Alexander Ashley; loving grandfather of Jacques, Owen, Vianne, Ella, Oliver, Connor, Gavin, Benjamin and Ryleigh.
All are welcome to the visiting hours at the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak Street, Middleborough, on Sunday, November 3, 2019, from 2:00-5:00 PM, with a Remembrance Service starting at 5:00 PM.
Funeral and interment services will be private.
Contributions in Karl's memory may be made to any veteran charity of your choice.
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