Leon Worley

GASTONIA - Leon Worley, 84, passed away Jan. 25, 2013, at White Oak Manor.

A native of Clay County, he was the son of the late Harley and Carrie Worley.

Mr. Worley was a United States Army veteran and member of Yorkwood Church of God. He was chairman of the board of licensed ministers in North Carolina, trustee for the Church of God and served on the school board.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lois Bradshaw Worley; sons, Terry Leon Worley, Randall David Worley and wife, Penny; sister, Annette Garner; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Diane Lois Worley; son, Mark Anthony Worley; and six brothers.

A funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday in the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia with Pastor Larry Stephens and Pastor Joel Shirley officiating.

Burial will be private at Salisbury National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made online at www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Worley family.

Funeral Home

Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park
2205 Williamsburg Drive Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 867-6337

Published in Gaston Gazette from Jan. 26 to Jan. 28, 2013