James Norman Ashurst

James Norman Ashurst

December 13, 1932 ~ October 8, 2019

Norman Ashurst passed away October 8, 2019 at Horizon Care Center in Eckert, Colorado. He was 86 years old.

            He was born to Laurence and Dora Hawkins Ashurst on December 13, 1932. He graduated from Cedaredge High School. He spent three years in the Army Airborne stationed at Fort Bragg, NC. While in service he met and married Millie Averitt. They were married for 65 years.

            He belonged to the ODD fellows lodge for 20 years. Norman was a volunteer fireman for 20 years and has stayed closely involved for another 30 years. He loved his fellow firemen and his many friends and family.

            He was preceded in death by his parents and oldest brother Bob Ashurst of Cedaredge.

            He is survived by his sister Mary Kissinger of Gresham, Oregon and Ray Ashurst of Palisade, CO; three children, Mike Ashurst of Grand Junction, Cindy Ashurst Smith of Clifton, and Norma Ashurst Boone of Grand Junction. He had ten grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

            No services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Cedaredge Fire Department:

PO Box 804, Cedaredge, CO 81413

     Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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