Joseph A. Allensworth


Joseph A. Allensworth was born on Dec. 22, 1955 to the late Laverne "Lucy" Allensworth and the late James G. Allensworth. He graduated from Anderson High School in 1974. Soon thereafter, he began his career at General Motors, ultimately achieving a promotion as a Skilled Trades-Pipefitter. Joseph retired in January 2016 with 36 plus years of service combined from Allison/GM/DRA.
Joseph accepted Christ at an early age. He was passionate about life and was an avid car enthusiast.
Joseph is survived by his wife/junior-high sweetheart, Joann Dixon Allensworth; children, Joslyn Dawnielle (Stephen) Baskin, Joseph Demetrius Allensworth (Alisha Wilkerson) and Joshua Donatello Allensworth; grandchildren, Bria Fuller, Sydney Baskin, Londyn Allensworth, Datrielle Wilkerson and "baby girl" Allensworth; sisters, Anna Marie Cox and Veniece Barnes; bonus sisters and brothers, Mandy Bibbs, Mary Ann, Foree, Ollie, Narvie and Warren Dixon. He is also survived by two aunts, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, James G. Allensworth , Jr.
Services will be Noon Tuesday Nov. 20,2018 at L.C. May Funeral Service. The visitation hours are 10 to noon. Rev. Earley Dixion and Rev. Sam Dixon will officiate. Burial will follow in Anderson Memorial Park.
In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.
Published on November 17, 2018
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