Video Memory Play Video Ashton, John “Jack” Walter; age 86; passed away October 20, 2014 in Commerce Township. Mr. Ashton was born to John Sr. and Pearl Ashton on June 18, 1928 in Holmesburg, Pennsylvania. John is survived by his four children, Sue (George) Kerver, Bill (Helga), Bob (Katie), Betty Cotner and Brian Hulsander; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Frances and his long time companion of 15 years, Ellie Myers. The Memorial Service will be at 5 p.m. on Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Highland Chapel of Elton Black and Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Rd., Highland, Michigan 48356. The family will receive friends beginning at 4 p.m. til the time of service. Memorials may be made in honor of Mr. Ashton to: Disabled Veterans Association. Please go to: to share a memory.Published in Daily Tribune on Nov. 2, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 21 "Sending my condolences to you Betty and your family. I'm so..."- Cindy Waker"The entire Ashton family is in our prayers. He was a very..."- Ron and Kay Kerver"May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."- Sue and Brian Burke"We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are..."- Tom & Viki Gotts"We are so very sadden to hear of the passing of Jack, he was..."- Jim & Shirley Wilfong Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of John Ashton Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for John Ashton Add a photo +