In Loving

Victor Lee Ainsley

December 21, 1945 – January 29, 2024

Victor Lee Ainsley, 78, of Mechanicsville, Va. passed into eternal life on January 29, 2024.  He is preceded in death by his father, Davis Lee Ainsley, Sr.;and his mother, Margaret Clouse Ainsley Catlett.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Elizabeth (Betty) Ainsley; his son, Keith Ainsley; and his daughter, Vanessa Woodruff.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Victoria, Catherine, Paige, Shayla, and Richard; seven great-grandchildren; his brothers Ronald, Davis, and Bruce Ainsley; and his sister in law, Ronald’s spouse, Sue Ainsley.

Victor was born in Portsmouth, Va., and attended schools in Richmond, King William, and King and Queen.  He attended college in Whittier, California after serving four years in the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam War veteran.

Interment is private and a celebration of his life will be planned at a later date.