Charlie Bernard Ainsworth


Charlie Bernard Ainsworth

Death 19 Jun 2011 (aged 80)
Burial Moss Hill, Liberty County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 71600240 View Source

Charlie Ainsworth, 80 years old of Liberty, Texas died on June 19, 2011 following a brief illness.

Charlie was born on March 13, 1931 in the Tanner Settlement area of Hardin, Texas. He lived in Hardin until moving to Liberty in 2007. Charlie was a proud member of the United States Marine Corp, having served from 1952 to 1954 before being honorably discharged and returning home to Texas to begin raising a family.

Charlie is a past director of the Hardin Water District and Hardin Fire District boards, and a current member of the Moss Hill Cemetery board of directors.

He was a professional painter, working for Teko Contractors for more than 30 years and as an independent contractor until recently. Charlie spoke proudly of his work, particularly his detailed work painting the owl mascots on the campus of Rice University, and for the work he did at his church and at the homes of his extended circle of friends and family.

He and his wife are active members of Mt Calvary Baptist Church near Moss Hill.

Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Linda Ainsworth of Liberty. Seven (7) children: Daughters: Kathy Dagle and husband David of Liberty, Karen Cherry and husband Allen of Boutte, Louisiana, Rhonda Bynum of Little Elm, Texas , Amy Underwood of Dayton, Texas , Sons: Steven Ainsworth and wife Laura of Liberty, Texas, Russell "Rusty" Ainsworth and wife Joanne of Hardin, Texas, Gary Underwood of Dallas, Texas . Charlie is also survived by 15 grandchildren and nine (9) great grandchildren. One sister survives, Velma Flowers and husband George of Liberty, Texas . He is also survived by numerous relatives and friends.

Charlie is preceded in death by his wife Tippy Ainsworth, his father, Lee Earnest Ainsworth and mother, Bert Greenhaw Ainsworth, Brother - Lee Earnest Ainsworth, Jr., George Ermon Ainsworth, James Curtis Ainsworth and Jodie Ainsworth.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 5pm until 8pm at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis St., Liberty, Texas. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 10:00am, at the Allison Funeral Service Chapel with burial to follow in the Moss Hill Community Cemetery, Moss Hill, Texas. Pallbearers will be, Steven Ainsworth, Russell "Rusty" Ainsworth, Gary Underwood, Jon Cherry, Caleb Ainsworth, Anthony "Andy" Dagle and Andrew Bynum. Honorary Pallbearers will be Alex Bynum, Justin Dagle and Jeffrey Dagle.

Services will be conducted by Allison Funeral Home in Liberty. To view and sign the guestbook, please visit

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