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Ashton Blade Starnes

September 11, 2003 — June 23, 2023

Duffield, VA

 

Ashton Blade Starnes – Duffield, VA

Ashton Blade Starnes, 19, passed away, Friday, June 23, 2023, at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Ashton was the son of Anna Nicole Anderson and Gary and Reba Starnes. He was born in Sullivan County, TN, on September 11, 2003.

Preceding him in death are his brother Ethan Starnes; grandmother, Sandra Nickens; great-grandparents, Ray and Lois Starnes, George, and Virginia Pridmore; and great-grandmother, Anna Fair.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Anna Nicole Anderson; grandparents, Gary, and Reba Starnes; Ashton’s fiancée, Sierra Alvarez; brothers, Caleb Starnes, and fiancée, Madison Derossett, and Riley Starnes; niece, Ophelia Reign Starnes; and special dog, Duke.  

The family will receive friends from 5-7p.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at the Gate City Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00p.m., in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Denny Hass officiating. Denny Hass and Donna Hass will provide the music.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00a.m., Thursday, June 29, 2023, at the Starnes Cemetery, Flint Den Lane, Duffield, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Family and Friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15a.m., to go in procession to the graveside service.

An online guest registry is available for the Starnes family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ashton Blade Starnes.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ashton Blade Starnes, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

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

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gene Falin Memorial Chapel

136 Beech St, Gate City, VA 24251

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Graveside Service

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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