10/7/2019 12:51:00 PM Melvin C. Asher, 70, Collins Funeral Home
Melvin C. Asher, 70, of Deputy died Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Graveside services were Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg. Collins Funeral home in Scottsburg was entrusted with arrangements.
Mr. Asher was a retired truck independent driver and had also worked for International Harvester and A. Arnold & Son Trucking. He was an Honorary Kentucky Colonel.
Born July 6, 1949, in Windsor, Kentucky, Mr. Asher was the son of Pearl and Bessie Smith Asher.
Survivors include a brother, James (Betty) Smith of Las Vegas, Nevada and a niece who cared for him, Chasidy Lawless of New Albany. Mr. Asher was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, George Akin and Windell Asher.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Scott County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.