|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1942|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 2012|
Abilene, Tx. - James "Jim" Willford Ainsley, CMSGT, Ret., 69, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012, at a local nursing center in Abilene. Graveside services will be 4:00p.m., Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories Cemetery, 5701 Hwy 277 South, Abilene, with Pastor Jerry Jordan officiating.
Jim was born on December 31, 1942 in Portsmouth, VA, to Thomas W. and Olive M. Windley Ainsley. He graduated high school and furthered his education with two associate degrees. Jim married Ursulina Maria Borges on September 11, 1972, and she passed away in 2009.
Jim served his country for 29 years in the United States Air Force which included two tours in Vietnam. After his retirement from the Air Force, he worked for Lockheed Martin at Dyess, AFB as an Air Crew Loadmaster Technical Instructor for the C130 aircrew training system.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Ursulina Ainsley; and his sister, Mary Jeanne Ainsley.
Survivors include his two sons, Dean Ainsley of Jasper, GA, and James Ainsley of Abilene; two daugters, Darcy Partridge of Alpharetta, GA, and Wendy Ainsley of Abilene; two brothers, Lindley and Tim Ainsley, both of Chesapeake, VA; and nine grandchildren.
You may view and sign guestbook at www.elliott-hamil.com
Published in Abilene Reporter News Nov. 3, 2012
Thomas Wilford Ainsley (1920 - 1972)
Olive W. Ainsley (1920 - 2004)
Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories
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