HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Alan Thomas Ashworth, 61, of 1439 Sandpiper Blvd., Homestead, Fla., found rest with the Lord on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, following a battle with cancer.
Alan was a follower of Christ, serving him at Open House Ministries, a holistic neighborhood center in Homestead, Fla. Alan was also a volunteer with Kairos and Epiphany prison ministries.
A beloved husband, devoted father and Paw Paw, he will be mourned by his wife, Wanda; his daughters, Barbie Huckabee and Susan McCammon; his stepchildren, Deck, Laura and Joey Haigler; and his grandchildren, Jeffrey and Nikki Fuston, Lauren Huckabee and J.T. McCammon. The family requests prayer for Alan's mother, Nora Ashworth of Edgemoor, S.C.; his brothers, Ronald Ashworth of LaGrange, Ga., Glenn Ashworth of Nashville, Tenn., and Kenneth Ashworth of Fort Mill, S.C.; and his sister, Debbie Hyland of Beaufort, S.C. The blessings of Alan's life will live on through his family and ministry.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home, 700 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill.
A service to celebrate the life of Alan will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in York, S.C., with Dr. Raymond Johnson, the Rev. Trey Doyle, Deacon Ray Moore and the Rev. Glenn Ashworth officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill. Memorials may be made to Open House Ministries, P.O. Box 901350, Homestead, FL 33090.
Condolences for the family can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home and Cremation Center is serving the family.