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Benjamin Jacob Ashby

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Benjamin Jacob Ashby, 32, of Owensboro, passed away Nov. 11, 2020. He was born May 9, 1988.

Benjamin loved the outdoors, fishing, swimming, golfing, basketball, and spending time with his friends and cousins. His son, Braylin, was the love of his life.

He was preceded in death by grandmother, Freda Myers Edwards, and grandfather, Charles V. Ashby.

Benjamin is survived by his mother, Pamela Myers Hobbs (Stephen); father, Kevin Ashby (Shannon); sons, Braylin Thomas Ashby and Oliver Scott Shanaberger; brother, Aaron Dwight Ashby; grandfather, John Earl Myers (Martha), of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; and grandmother, Opal Ashby Herron.

Private services will be held.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the National Foundation of Autism Research or the Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition, 2400 Friendship Drive, Suite B, Owensboro, KY 42303. You are the main character in your own life, and your story is not over yet. It’s okay to talk about it. If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide or know someone who is, call 1-800-433-7291. #ChooseToLive

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