Burt Walden Ashe

Mr. Burt Walden Ashe, 84, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.

Mr. Ashe was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born Jan. 11, 1933, to the late H.A. and Beulah Smith Ashe. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ashe, and several half siblings.

Mr. Ashe was a former assistant magistrate judge in Lumpkin County. He worked as a DJ for WRWH AM 1350, and in 1994, received the small market DJ of the year award by the Singing News fan awards.

Mr. Ashe loved to sing Sothern Gospel music. He sang with the Master Quartet, the Song Masters, and the Goss Brothers. Mr. Ashe worked at Pine Tree for many years.

Survivors include his daughter, Sharon Ashe of Dawsonville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, J.W. and Betty Wilson of North Carolina; brother-in-law, Johnny Wilson of Canton; and several cousins.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in the Banister Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Kevin Holman and the Rev. Tony Howard will officiate. Interment will follow in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

Banister Funeral Home, Dahlonega.

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