ASHLEY, Neil J.; of Cheboygan, formerly of Clarkston and Waterford; March 6, 2015; age 69. Father of Rich (Amy) Ashley, Joe (Jennifer) Ashley and Angie (Matt) Felps; grandpa of Mandy, Clark, Elizabeth, Samuel, Charlotte and Jacob; brother of Martin (Judy); uncle of Patrick (Aniko) and Jeff; great uncle of Ellie and Mae. Preceded in death by his parents Waldo and Charlotte. Neil graduated from Waterford Twp. High School in 1963 and attended Northern University. He formerly worked as a journeyman electrician for Pontiac Motors Plant 6 and later retired in 1996 as Assistant Chief/Fire Marshall after serving for 26 years at Independence Township Fire Department. He was a proud member of N.R.A., an avid civil war/history buff and collector, especially of die-cast models, old cars, W.W.II planes and ships. Funeral Service Wednesday 12:30 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Tuesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment Pine Lake Cemetery; Memorials may be made to Michigan State Firemen’s Association Firefighter’s Memorial. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Mar. 7, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 9 "We supplied many of those die cast cars to him, and are sad..."- Jim T"I will miss his big heart and booming laugh. Neil was a kind..."- Tracey McGee"I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I'm sending..."- Cathy Utter"Bruce and I have known Neil for to many years to mention...."- Bruce and Barb Wood- Barbara Wood Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Neil Ashley Add a video + Photos View All Add + Neil J. Ashley Photo