Chancie Lewis Ashley

February 2, 1945 - March 23, 2024

Chancie Lewis Ashley, 79, of Martinsville, Virginia, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2024. He was born February 2, 1945, in Henry County, to the late Roy Ashley and Sadie Spencer Ashley.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Elaine Ashley (Doug)Adams; brother, Leroy Ashley (Patricia); his canine pal, Toby; and nephew, Jeffery.Chancie proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a retired Master Sergeant with over twenty years of service. He loved his country and said many times he would go back in if he was needed. Chancie also retired from Carilion Clinic. Chancie was a member of New Vision Baptist Church where he enjoyed being at the back door welcoming folks on Sunday mornings. He loved getting hugs from his friends, who soon became family. He loved working outside and enjoyed “piddling” in his workshop.He is survived by his wife, Kim Mason Ashley; son, Roy Ashley (Lida); step-daughter, Keelie Jones; sister, Patty Kipfinger (Randy); brother, Wes Ashley (Phyllis); eight nieces and nephews; numerous great , and great great nieces and nephews; canine companion, Sarge; numerous “girlfriends”, who he loved very much, special friends, Erma, Geneva, Clif, Lisa, Nancy, Ann, Kenny, Mickey, Kathy, Janie, Shirley, Rose, Tommy, Chris, Georginea and all of his New Vision Baptist Church family.Thank you to the staff of Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospice especially Amanda, Juliane, Susan Martin, Jill, Jessie, Jewel, Betty, and Rick. Thank you to all of the staff of CFMH Home Health, especially Christy. The family would also like to thank Dr. John Boone, his nurse, Sarah and the staff at Carilion Boones Mill for their care and concern during Chancie’s illness.The funeral will be Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at 2:00 PM, at New Vision Baptist Church, 4161 Fork Mountain Rd., Rocky Mount, VA 24171. The visitation will be two hours prior to the service. Burial will follow at Fair Haven Memorial Park. Military rites will be performed byIn lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made, in memory of Chancie, to New Vision Baptist Church Van Fund, 4161 Fork Mountain Rd., Rocky Mount, VA 24171.Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at