James Wilson Ashcraft

December 17, 1934 - November 17, 2023
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James Wilson Ashcraft, known as “Ashcraft” and “Poppy”, died on Friday, November 17, 2023, at the age of 88. Ashcraft was born in Abbeville, SC on December 17th, 1934, to the late Wilson Stewart Ashcraft and Marie White Ashcraft and was the oldest of six children. He graduated from Abbeville High School and Clemson UniversityContinue Reading

Gary Mahaffey left a message on December 22, 2023:
I served proudly as the Ashcraft’s Medicare Insurance Agent for 20 years. I ate several delicious meals at Lois and Jim’s table. Lois was a great cook, but, I truly enjoyed the fellowship even more. They are both missed.
Monette Addison left a message on December 2, 2023:
Jane & Susan, I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad & Mom's passing so close together. I use to stay with you and Susan when your Mom & Dad had to go out for one reason or another. And I worked at Milliken. You had such sweet parents. Always remember the good times together. You are in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏
Keith Powell, Toccoa, GA left a message on December 1, 2023:
Jane & Susan, So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He was so good to me as a young man and helped me get started in my career. Always enjoyed sharing Clemson stories with him. Last time I saw him was in the late 90s in the Stuttgart, Germany airport (small world). Praying for you guys.
Beth Gilbert left a message on November 27, 2023:
My deepest sympathy to the Ashcraft family. I worked for him many years at the Hatch Plant in Columbus, N.C. and he was always concerned about those around him.
Linda Kelly left a message on November 25, 2023:
I had the privilege of working with Ashcraft during his times in Union, SC. Everyone was extremely fond of this dear gentleman. I know he will be missed by many.
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Sterling Farr Sr. left a message on November 24, 2023:
My condolences. I’m sure I am one of 100’s impacted by Mr Ashcraft’s Milliken years. Prayings.
Kevin Carpenter left a message on November 24, 2023:
Prayers for the family. I worked with him at the Hatch plant in Columbus, NC. He was a great and caring person.
james lancaster left a message on November 24, 2023:
To the family and friends I have knon James Ashcraft for the last 60 years . I helped him start the knitting plant at Toccoa Georgia. I worked directly for him on three different times . He would always give you good advice on things where you needed to improve.. Then he would say can I buy you some lunch . He was a friend and helped me in my career with Milliken . I will never forget him a good man and friend . Rest in peace James W. Ashcraft .
Scott Coleman left a message on November 23, 2023:
My condolences to Jane and Susan. Uncle James was a hero of mine and I loved him very much. All men should try to emulate the man he was. God bless the Ashcraft family.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
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