Johnny Dale Asher
Long time Nome, Alaska, resident Johnny Dale
Asher, 67, died on May 5, 2015, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in
A graveside service with military honors will
be held at Fort Richardson National Cemetary at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 8,
was born on March 15, 1947, in Richmond, Calif. In 1964, he enlisted in the U.S.
Marine Corps, serving two combat tours in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged
in 1968. During subsequent years he served in the Marine Corps Reserve, U.S.
Army and finally in the U.S. Army National Guard.
He married Norma Remedio on April 25, 1997, in
Cebu City, Philippines. They had two sons, Emmanuel and Jamiel.
Johnny had many good friends and was a decent,
friendly and kind-hearted man. Those close to him loved and trusted him. Some of
his favorite hobbies were collecting old guns, old coins and old war movies.
He loved his wife and family, which he
demonstrated in word and in action. He is survived by his wife, Norma Remedio
Asher; and by his children, Michael, Krysta, Emmanuel and Jamiel.
Anyone wishing to can help defray funeral
expenses by contributing to an account set up for that purpose at Credit Union
1, in the name of Norma Asher. Arrangements have been entrusted to Legacy
Funeral Homes, Heritage Chapel at Angelus.
Published in Alaska Dispatch News on May 7, 2015