August “Augie” Leighton Carnes, Jr.


August “Augie, AugieDawg” Leighton Carnes, Jr., 71, went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2021.

      Augie was born July 27, 1949 in Dallas, TX to the late August Leighton Carnes, Sr and Bethel Clemmings. Augie started his lifelong career with General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington, TX in 1969. He retired in 2006 as an inspector of final assembly.

     Augie married Christy Rich on October 11, 2003 in Dublin, TX. Augie was a God-fearing man, loved the Lord and brought many people to the Lord. Augie hosted many bible studies from home, work, etc… In closing, he was known to say, “Now this seed is in you and now faith is.” Augie loved attending vintage tractor shows, car shows and loved watching the Dallas Cowboys. He had an amazing love for all animals, especially his 3 dogs! Augie loved listening to classic rock, The Moody Blues being his favorite.

    Augie is survived by his wife, Christy Carnes; children, Dana Mansfield, Jason Carnes, Michael Carnes; stepsons, Christopher Watkins, Dakota Hall; 11 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; siblings, Beverly Rust and Roy Carnes; 3 dogs.

    Proceeded by parents, August Leighton Carnes, Sr., and Bethel Carnes; grandson, Lyle Leighton Mansfield.

Rest easy, Augie. You will be missed dearly by so many!

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