MOREHEAD CITY | Bobby Wortman, 81, of Morehead City died July 11, 2014, at Crystal Coast Hospice House.
The family will hold a memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday at Wildwood Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Robbie Phillips officiating.
Bobby was a God-loving, Southern gentleman and the patriarch of the Wortman family. He was known as the "Happy Pappy" with contagious laughter.
He is survived by sons, Ronnie Wortman, Gary Wortman and Mike Hinson, all of Florida; daughters, Karen Grunewald of Tennessee, Vickie Stark of Newport, Dorothy Hall of North Carolina; 17 great-grandchildren and and 12 grandchildren
Memorials can be left at Wildwood Presbyterian Church at 340 Wildwood Road, Newport 28570.
Online condolences can be left at Mundenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory.