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Ashley Ennis, building engineer

Ashley Ennis
building engineer

Ashley Ennis, 62, a building engineer who worked for the past three years for the firm LB&B Associates, died Jan. 15 at his home in Silver Spring.

He had cancer, said his brother, Holt Ennis.

Mr. Ennis had previously doing building engineering work in the Washington area with firms including CarrAmerica Realty and RB Associates. Earlier in his career, he was a motorcycle salesman, a maintenance worker for commercial signs, an electrician and a mechanic.

Ashley Ennis was born in New Haven, Conn. He moved to the Washington area as a child and graduated in 1968 from the Bullis School, a private school in Potomac.

His memberships included the steamfitters union, the Feline Conservation Federation and the Izaak Walton League of America, an environmental organization.

His marriages to the former Karen Hodges and the former Janet Harris ended in divorce. Survivors include two children from his second marriage, Molly Ennis of Elkridge and Brendan Ennis of Silver Spring; his mother, Joan Ashley Ennis of Silver Spring; and his brother.

Emily Langer

Emily Langer is a reporter on The Washington Post’s obituaries desk. She has written about national and world leaders, celebrated figures in science and the arts, and heroes from all walks of life.
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