Charles Lloyd Dinsmore Jr.

Charles Lloyd Dinsmore Jr.

Anniston and Decatur

Charles Lloyd Dinsmore Jr. of Anniston and Decatur, passed peaceably from this life on Saturday, May 10th at home in Lincoln, Ala. Charles was a well known business owner in Decatur where he ran Southern Sales Building Supply until relocating in 1979 to Anniston as owner of Anniston Lincoln Mercury Dodge. He retired in 2012 to take up his passion of genealogy and ancestry, tracing his family lineage all the way to Charlemagne. Born January 3, 1942, in Decatur where he grew up, Charles is predeceased by his parents, C. Lloyd Dinsmore Sr., and Annie Sue Dinsmore.

He is survived by his sons, Chuck Dinsmore (Mark Gruber), Wade Dinsmore (Brandy) and Atlee Dinsmore (Amanda); his grandchildren, Will, Jack, Marlee and Riley; his brother, Wilson Dinsmore (Joanne); nieces, Amanda Dinsmore Doo (David), Emma Dinsmore and nephew, Brian Johnson (Anna).

Services were held Wednesday May 14th at 2 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church with Roselawn Funeral Home directing. Interment followed in Decatur City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John's youth group.

Published in the Decatur Daily from May 13 to May 15, 2014