ODESSA Johnny Eugene Ainsworth, age 56, of Odessa, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012, in Odessa, Texas. |
Johnny was born in Hobbs, New Mexico on November 4, 1955, where he was raised by his grandparents, J.L. Perry and Dorothy Perry. He went to school in Hobbs, New Mexico. He was the youngest manager ever at Wackers in Jal, New Mexico. After that he built his own dealership up in Crane then sold to Sewell and worked for Sewell. He sold cars for over 30 years. He was also named Outstanding Young Man in America. He was involved in the Permian Basin Corvette Club and also in the Harley Davidson Club. He was a board member of the oil show and board member of Southwest Heritage Credit Union.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, J. L. Perry.
Survivors include his daughter, Casey LoRae Ainsworth Hernandez and husband Esteban Hernandez and their four kids, Harley John Ainsworth, age 13, Destiny Faith Hernandez, age 10, Esteban Joshua Hernandez, III, age 9, and Diego Alfred Hernandez, age 8. His other daughter, Crissy Micha Ainsworth Torres and her husband Francisco Torres and their two children, Cira Ramona Torres, age 6 and Francisco Juanito Torres, age 2 (Ceeko). He also had a grandson, Kane Lee Ainsworth, age 14 (Bubba). He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins that all loved him.
Visitation with the family will be 6-8 PM Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Sunset Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mark Kirby of Beacon Baptist Church officiating.
Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Esteban Hernandez, Francisco Torres, two grandsons, Harley John Ainsworth and Kane Lee Ainsworth, and Edgar Baiza, Edgar Baiza, Jr., Charlie Dixon, Cisco Torres, and Ricky Gregory.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home. To sign the guest book, go to our website at www.sunsetodessa.com.
Published in Odessa American on Apr. 25, 2012