Obituary provided by the family:
Lyndal B. Ashby
Family members in Kentucky have recently learned that Lyndal B. Ashby, formerly of Centertown, died in Oakland, California on April 11, 1990. This information was obtained after his brother conducted a lengthy missing persons investigation, and confirmed by DNA tests conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He had been estranged from family since 1960 and died under an assumed identity. His body was cremated and the ashes strewn on the ocean three miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge.
He was born on May 27,1938, the eldest son of the late Alfred and Lenora B. Ashby. Survivors include a brother Rickie Z. Ashby of Rockfield, Ky., two sons, Bryan and Darren of Fremont, California.
He graduated from Centertown High School, was a member of Walton’s Creek Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Marine Corp.
A headstone has been erected in the Walton’s Creek Cemetery in his memory. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Walton’s Creek Cemetery fund c/o David Jones, 2931 W Star Route, Centertown, Ky. 42328