Originally Published: May 11, 2014 6 a.m.
Michael E. Ashworth, 71, of Prescott, Ariz., was born May 19, 1942, in Boomer, W.Va., and passed away May 5, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Prescott.
Michael attended Gauley Bridge High School and West Virginia University. He was commissioned through AFROTC into the United States Air Force and was serving his country when he was involved in a disabling motorcycle accident. He then lived with his parents, Edward and Wilhelmina Ashworth, and has been in the care of the Prescott VA Hospital for the past seven years.
He is survived by his mother, Wilhelmina M. Ashworth, and his brother, Jeffrey C. Ashworth.
A brief service will be at the VA Hospital in Prescott and will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Sunrise Funeral Home.
Information provided by survivors.