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Belve "Bud" Asher

October 12, 1939 — May 26, 2024

Harlan, Kentucky

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   Belve "Bud" Asher, 84 of the Sunshine Community of Harlan, Kentucky passed away suddenly on Sunday morning of May 26, 2024.

   Bud was born on October 12, 1939 in Watts Creek, Kentucky to the late Noah Asher and Lola Mae Asher Brown. He was a member of the United States Army, Harlan Lodge 879 F & AM, and Harlan County Shrine Club - Olieka Temple. He was a Harlan High School Green Dragon Football Alumni, graduating with the class of 1958. He was an avid lifelong fisherman. Bud was also an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan! 

   Besides his parents, he is also preceded in death by his step-father, Walter Brown; his brothers, James Bradley Asher and Robert "Bob" Asher. 

   He is survived by his wife, Willie Mae Asher of Harlan, Kentucky; his daughters, Beverly Asher Bailey of Bristol, Tennessee and Tammy Blanton of Harlan, Kentucky; his son-in-law, Greg Bailey of Bristol, Tennessee; grandchildren, Connor Bailey, Maddie Bailey, and Katie Bailey, all of Bristol, Tennessee; and his great-granddaughter, Hatley Bailey of Bristol, Tennessee. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, close family, and special friends to mourn his passing. 

   Visitation will be Wednesday (May 29) at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will follow at 7:00 PM in the chapel of Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Nick Noe and Rev. Franklin Stewart officiating. Music will be played by Seth Carmical and Janie Torstrick. 

   Graveside services will be 12:00 pm Thursday (May 30) at Resthaven Cemetery in Keith, Kentucky where military rites will be observed by the Harlan Honor Guard, and masonic rites will be observed by Harlan Lodge 879 F & AM. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 11:15 AM to go in funeral procession to the cemetery. 

   Pallbearers will be Ronnie Bingham, Robbie Asher, Jim Blanton, Todd Blanton, Doug Asher, Jerry Asher, Greg Bailey, and Todd Abraham. Honorary pallbearer will be Curtis Browning.

   Please feel free to leave a memory or condolence at www.aljfh.com

   Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Belve "Bud" Asher.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Anderson Laws And Jones Funeral Home

114 S 3rd St, Harlan, KY 40831

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Anderson Laws And Jones Funeral Home

114 S 3rd St, Harlan, KY 40831

Rev. Nick Noe and Rev. Franklin Stewart officiating, Music provided by Seth Carmical and Janie Torstrick

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Graveside Service

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Military rites performed by Harlan Honor Guard and Masonic rites performed by Harlan Lodge 879 A & FM. Family and friends will meet at 11:15 AM at the funeral home to go in funeral procession to the cemetery.

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