November 12, 1950 ~ April 20, 2013
William "Buzz" Ashby, age 62 of Lawrenceville passed away on Saturday April 20, 2013. He was born in Millwood, KY on November 12, 1950 and spent his early years in Valley Station, KY. He was a star athlete, first at Valley High School and then at Eastern Kentucky University where he received a full baseball scholarship. He was an all conference player and still holds baseball records at EKU today. He spent his career in the oil business, first with Gulf Oil, then BP and finally with CITGO Petroleum. He was very respected by his colleagues and loved what he did. He passed along much of his oil business knowledge to all he came in contact with. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years Debby Sheets Ashby as well as the other two loves of his life, beloved daughter Shawn L Ashby and the light of his life, granddaughter Skylar M Ashby, age 8. Other survivors include his mother, Velma Ashby, and brother Johnny Mayfield both of Louisville, KY as well as other nieces, nephews, and in-laws. He was cremated. A celebration of his life will take place on May 11th, 2013 at 2:00 pm at The Wages & Sons Chapel in Lawrenceville, GA. 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy 30046.