Robert James Ashworth, 59, died Saturday, October 31, 2020. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a son of the late James and Joyce Boggs Ashworth. He had served in the Army National Guard and worked in the textile industry in South Carolina and Virginia for the past 30 years, employed by Springs Industries, BGF Industries and Highland Industries. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Cheraw. He was a proud “Ramblin’ Wreck” from Georgia Tech and a helluva engineer. He enjoyed playing golf, watching sports and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah Stone Ashworth of the home, daughters, Elizabeth Anne Ashworth, of Lynchburg, VA and Emily Claire Ashworth, of Alexandria, VA, a brother, Jerry Wayne (Lauran) Ashworth of Alexandria, VA and a sister, Saralyn Ashworth (Kevin) Thomas, of Ocala, FL.
Memorials may be made to: Cheraw First Presbyterian Church, 300 Market Street, Cheraw, SC 29520 or The Tisch Brain Tumor Center, DUMC 3624, Durham, NC 27710.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.