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Donald Sidney Asquith

November 7, 1936 February 8, 2018
Donald Sidney Asquith
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Obituary for Donald Sidney Asquith

Donald Sidney Asquith, 81 of Oak Ridge passed away on February 8, 2018. He was born November 7, 1936 in Dallas County, Alabama to parents Elmer Claire Asquith and Bernice Mae Williams Asquith.

Don had worked for UT Battelle as an Electrical Engineer and he enjoyed electrical design. The Rocket Ship that is now at the Children’s Museum was designed and constructed by him and other electrical designers.

He was an avid Alabama fan, was of Baptist faith, and enjoyed singing and playing the guitar as well as being an animal lover, especially dogs.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and by sister, Shirley Grimes and by his brother, Robert Asquith and brother-in-law Bobby Mashburn.

He is survived by:
Wife of 54 years, Pat Mashburn Asquith, Oak Ridge;
Daughter, Leslie Prater and husband, Michael of Wyoming;
Son, D. Scott Asquith and wife, Elena of Oak Ridge;
Brothers, Jim Asquith and Frank and wife, Josie of Alabama;
Grandchildren, Dallas Rohwer, Sydney Rohwer and fiancé Derrick Shinn, Dalton Minor and fiancé Bailey Hill, Denver Minor, Dakota Minor, and London Asquith; Great-grandchildren, Leah, Avarie, & Logan.
Sisters-in-law, Mary Mashburn and Mikki Mashburn;
Brother-in-law, William Mashburn.
The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the caregivers for all the care they showed Don and his family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Don’s memory to: Fisher House, Comfort Home for Veteran’s and their loved ones while receiving treatment or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 6 – 8 PM at Weatherford Mortuary. The graveside service will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial Park on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11 AM with Dr. Steve McDonald officiating. An online guest book may be signed at

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6:00 PM 2/13/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States





11:00 AM 2/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

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