Passed away peacefully on August 10, 2020. The son of the late Charles and Lue Nedar Ashley, Michael was born on December 15, 1971 in Miami, FL. Immediately after graduating from high school, Mike enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served honorably and with distinction for 23 years. In 2012, he retired at the rank of Master Sergeant and immediately began his second career as a police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, where he remained until his untimely death. Mike was a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, a Master Mason, a Companion, Sublime Prince and a Noble. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Bell and sister, Dianne. His love and legacy will remain in the hearts of his beloved wife, Rhayne, children: Michai, Michael Jr. and Rhyan, brothers: Willie and Edward (D’Arlene), sisters: Cynthia Butler (Clarence), Shelia, and Albertha Jones (Avery), and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
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