Robert H. Ashburner, Sr, 83, passed away unexpectedly on May 21, 2022. Bob was born to the late Haskins and Frances Ashburner in Norfolk, Virginia on May 26, 1938.
Bob was a lifelong resident of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. His passion was for antique cars and sailing. He was past president of both the Sertoma Club and Builders & Contractors Exchange. Also, Commodore B.B.S.A. 1988. He was loved tremendously and will be missed deeply.
Other than his parents, Bob is preceded in death by his first wife, Anne Sawyer Ashburner and brother, Charles Ashburner.
Left to cherish his loving memory is his wife of almost 26 years, Susan Ashburner; children, Cliff H. Ashburner (Stewart), Robert H. Ashburner Jr (Tina), James R. Kipper (Maria), Cynitha K. Cruce (Allen) and Brink Evans; grandchildren, Kate, Hobson, Annie Ashburner, Michael and Thomas Kipper, Henry and Margaret Cruce; sister, Susan Ashburner Cooper; many more extended family members and friends.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 29 at Altmeyer Funeral Home Maestas Chapel from 1:00 pm until 3:00pm.
Bob’s final wish was to be buried at sea.
The family has requested if possible that any donations be made to St. Jude’s or Beth Sholom Village.