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Poultry industry leader Nathaniel Ashe dies
Man founded Blue Ridge Grain and Marketing, served with Georgia Poultry Federation
Nathaniel Ashe
Nathaniel "Nat" E. Ashe
Nathaniel “Nat” E. Ashe, an area poultry industry leader, died Monday at the age of 86. Ashe was born in the New Holland area, and following his mother’s death 13 days after his birth, his grandparents raised him, said the Rev. Bruce Fields, associate pastor of pastoral care at First Baptist Church of Gainesville. Ashe went on to hold various leadership positions in the Georgia Poultry Federation and founded his own company, Blue Ridge Grain and Marketing Inc.