Robert Lee Ainsworth

Published 7:33 pm Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Services for Mr. Robert Lee Ainsworth, better known as Buddy, age 77, will be Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah, Louisiana, with Beth Gayle Wyatt officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 to 2 p.m., with the funeral immediately following. Burial will be in Silver Cross Cemetery in Tallulah.

Buddy was a loving father, husband, brother, pawpaw, and friend to so many. He was well respected by everyone who knew him. He was a firm believer in working hard and spent his entire life as a welder and pipefitter to provide for his family.

Buddy was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Paula Whitaker Ainsworth; his parents, Gayle and Mary Etta Ainsworth; four sisters, one brother, and one son.

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He is survived by four daughters, Hope Whitehead (Mitch), Minda Ainsworth (Brian), Lynette Trippe, and Sheila Ettinger (Mark); one son, Sidney Williams (Susan); six granddaughters, Marlena, Christina, Heather, Holly, Jessica, and the youngest, Lexie; two grandsons, six great grandchildren, and sister, Daisy Griffin (Billy).

Pallbearers are Billy Griffin, Wayne Griffin, Russell Hollowell, Mitch Whitehead, Brian Bardwell and Carlton Whitaker.