GASTONIA - Joshua "Josh" Daniel Worley, 36, died Aug. 5, 2013, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.
Josh was born in Gaston County and is the beloved son of Belinda and Charles Bryant and Danny and Vicki Worley, all of Dallas.
Josh graduated from North Gaston High School and attended Gaston College. He was a repairman in the textile industry who had a strong faith and loved his family very much.
Josh was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bob and Lib Baucom and a cousin, Chris Holland.
In addition to his parents, Josh is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Shawn and Angel Worley of Cherryville; niece, Amber Deal and her husband, Daniel; cousin, Nikki Holland; his beloved canine companions, Muggins and Reuben.
Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral service for Josh Worley beginning 1 p.m. Friday from the graveside at Gaston Memorial Park.
The Rev. Fred High will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia.
Condolences may be sent online to www.mcleanfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gaston Humane Society, 114 Sherrill Road, Gastonia, NC 28052 or online at www.gastonhumane.org.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Josh Worley.