Obituary of Daniel Ashwell
Daniel Burriel Ashwell, Sr., 70, of Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Peggy Phillips Ashwell for 50 years.
Born May 26, 1947 in Lynchburg, he was a son of the late William B. Ashwell and Juanita Burford Ashwell Campbell. He was retired from R.R. Donnelly Co. and a member of Memorial Christian Church. He was a member of Moose Lodge 1727 and the American Legion. He loved Virginia Cavalier sports, Washington Redskins, Atlanta Braves and the Famed Wood Brothers Racing # 21.
In addition to his wife, Peggy, he is survived by his sons, Daniel "Danny Boy" Ashwell, Jr., David L. Ashwell and his wife, Lori, of South Boston, VA: one brother, Douglas Wayne Ashwell of St. Petersburg, FL; one half- sister, Stacy A. Sahli and her husband, Kent, of Miami, FL; three grandchildren, Logan Raye, Lucas Ryan and Taylor Elizabeth Ashwell, all of South Boston, VA; one sister-in-law, Jean May and friend Ollie Witt. He leaves behind one niece, one nephew and several aunts and cousins.
A funeral service will be held Monday, March 26, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel with Pastor Virgil and Sue Knipp officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 10-11 AM prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Fort Hill Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to Campbell County Special Olympics, c/o Sheila Wilson, 3569 Spring Mill Rd., Concord, VA 24538 or Virginia Squires Baseball, 1730 Irishdale Ct., South Boston, VA 24592.
Diuguid Funeral Service & Crematory, Waterlick Chapel, 237-2722, is serving the family. On-line condolences may be sent to www.diuguidfuneralservice.com.