Charles Edward “Jake” Ash, 77, of Albemarle passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 in his home. His funeral service will be at 11 AM on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. David Talbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care on Tuesday night from 6 until 8 PM.
Born April 2, 1942 in Oakland, MD, he was the son of the late Homer Ash and Alta Knox Ash. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and was a retired supervisor with Rusco.
Mr. Ash is survived by his wife Karen Ebaugh Ash of the home, son Tommy Ash of Rutherfordton, daughter Tina Krug of Virginia, nephew Michael Ash, brother Homer Ash of Maryland, 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers Joe Ash and Tommy Ash, sister Peggy Ash.