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Blaine A. Ashmore

Blaine A. Ashmore 73, of Decatur, IL passed away at 1:58 pm, Monday, October 25, 2021, in Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

A service to celebrate Blaine’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday October 29, 2021 at Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Mt. Zion. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday evening from 5:00 pm until 7:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be in North Fork Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Blaine’s memory c/o Barnes Jewish Hospital Foundation. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

Blaine was born February 8, 1948, in Decatur, IL the son of Charles Herbert and Helen (Cassey) Ashmore. Blaine was a 1966 graduate from Lakeview High School. While in high school, Blaine played football and participated on the only undefeated football team ever in Decatur. He began his work career as a union brick layer. He went on to co-own A&P Performance Machine Shop for thirty years. Blaine was an avid fisherman, participating in many area tournaments. He often would spend time fishing and making friends in Wisconsin. He also was a member of Mid-State Kart Club.

Surviving is his son: Clint Ashmore (Jessica) of Long Creek; grandsons: Connor Ashmore and Evan Ashmore.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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