John Ashcraft

John Ashcraft

January 5, 1936 - February 8, 2020
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John Robert Ashcraft, 84, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on February 8, 2020.

He was born January 5, 1936, in Jefferson County, Arkansas, to Jess and Era Welch Ashcraft.

He retired in 1999, from Nekoosa paper mill, in Ashdown, after 20 years of service and then was the owner and operator of Ashcraft Stump Removal.

He was a member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, a perpetual member of the Masonic Lodge and OES, White Sulphur Masonic Lodge #122, and Union Chapter #40. In the Masonic Lodge he had received the highest award "The Pillars of Solomon".

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Edward Lee Ashcraft.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Ashcraft, whom he married on December 24, 1955, in the Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church in Pine Bluff; children, Chris Ashcraft (Kathy) of Pine Bluff, Alan Ashcraft (Rita) of Pine Bluff, Archie Ashcraft (Leanne) of DeQueen, Lois Ann Merrell (Joe) of Pine Bluff; eight grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to White Sulphur Lodge #122, c/o Tommie Wright, 8602 Benmor Drive, Pine Bluff, AR 71602 or to the charities of choice.

Visitation will be Monday, February 10, 2020, at the Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 9210 Sulphur Springs Road, 5 to 7 p.m.

Burial will be a private Masonic graveside service.
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Gwen Ginnett

Posted at 11:47am
I am so sorry to hear about the Loss of John Ashcraft . My prayers goes to the Ashcraft Family šŸ™.


Samantha Morris

Posted at 02:38pm
I just send this. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man I enjoyed all of our talks and visits. If there is anything that we can do; please let us know. Mrs. Ann you and your family are in our thought and prayers. ~ Samantha & Robert Morris

Charles & Linda Rogers

Posted at 07:40pm
John was a good man and will be missed Iā€™m sure by all who knew him.

Connie Chambers

Posted at 07:16pm
So sorry for y'alls loss.

Matt, Jen & Charlie Brigson

Posted at 08:55am
So sorry for your loss, your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
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