January 23, 1928 - January 25, 2015
Ashby Lewis Cayton Jr. 87 of Rt. 23 West Union departed this life on Sunday January 25, 2015 at the home of his son. He was born on January 23, 1928 in Doddridge County a son of the late Ashby Lewis Cayton Sr. and Beulah C. Pratt Cayton. On November 24, 1954 he married Era Carolyn Yost Cayton who preceded him in death on July 12, 1998. Surviving is one daughter Sonja Stewart, Salem, two sons, Patrick M. Cayton, West Union, Richard J. Cayton and wife April, Salem, grandchildren, Ashby Lewis Cayton III and wife Amanda, Fairmont, Alicia Daly and husband Michael, Fairmont, Alexis Cayton, West Union, Lisa Cayton, Salem, Scott Cayton and wife Misty, Salem, Dylan Cayton, Salem, Brandon Stewart, Salem, great grandchildren, Katelyn Powell, Ashby Lewis Cayton IV, Jesse Michael Cayton, sisters, Wavelyn Robinson, Salem, Barbara Devericks, Pennsboro, Betty Walls, Akron, OH, brother, Roy Cayton, Enterprise several nieces and nephews. One son, Michael L. Cayton, one grandson, Jesse Michael Cayton and two brothers, Andy and Delmus Paul Cayton preceded him in death. Mr. Cayton was retired from Doddridge County Board of Education as Superintendent of Schools. He had also been a principal and teacher. Ashby was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Cascara United Methodist Church. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral services will be conducted in the Cascara United Methodist Rt. 23 N. on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 1:00PM with Pastor Mary Weaver officiating. Mr. Cayton will lie in state one hour prior to his service. Interment will follow in the Christian Church Cemetery, Center Point. The family will receive friends in the Harbert Funeral Home 287 W. Main St. Salem on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 4-8PM. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.harbertfuneralhome.com. Harbert Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Cayton family.
Ashby Lewis Cayton Jr. 87 of Rt. 23 West Union departed this life on Sunday January 25, 2015 at the home of his son. He was born on January 23, 1928 in Doddridge County a son of the late Ashby Lewis Cayton Sr. and Beulah C. Pratt Cayton. On... View Obituary & Service Information
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