Mr. Askew died on Monday, December 11, 2006, at his winter home in Tampa, Fla., of natural causes.
Mr. Askew was born on August 29, 1937, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Mary Askew Allen.
Mr. Askew recently retired from his job as manager of a Metal Works Plant in Barberton.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Marge Askew, and a brother, Tom Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Dean Askew of Tampa, Fla.; three sons, Robert Askew, Danny Askew, and Mitchell Askew; and a daughter, Ianan Eberling, all of Barberton, Ohio; three brothers, Wayne Allen, Robert Allen, and Donnie Allen; four sisters, Juanita Cook, Lucy Hart, Sue Faris, all of Cadiz, and Gracie Martin of Chipley, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.