CLOSSON, William Ashley

Passed away peacefully at Hastings Manor on Sunday, September 15th, 2019. William Ashley Closson. Beloved husband and best friend of Barbara for 39 years. Dear father of Monty Closson, Curt (Wendy) Closson both of Keswick, Nancy (Cecil) Farrington of Bloomfield, Kimberley (Mark) Sanders of Barrie, Kelly (Keith Angus) Closson of Belleville and his step-daughters Janice (late Kevin) Riley of Ottawa and Theresa Insley of Amherstview. Grampa to Jamie, Jenny, Julie, Brandi, Erin, Leanna, Bobbie-Jo, Mark Jr., Chloe and step-grandchildren Amber, Daniel, Tylar and Brittany. Great Grampa to 25 and Great Great Grampa to 1. Survived by his brother Orval (late Phyllis) Closson of Belleville. Predeceased by his parents John and Thelma (nee Jinks) Closson. Funeral Service was held on Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ainsworth Funeral Home, 288 Noxon Avenue, Wellington. Reverend Steve Spicer officiated. Interment Wellington Cemetery. Friends were invited to visit with the family from 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society of PEC or Mental Health Services Hastings -PEC would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences at