Rupert Daniel Worthington

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RUPERT DANIEL WORTHINGTON Mr. Rupert Daniel Worthington, 97, died Sunday, May 13, 2018. He was born March 26, 1921 in Wilmington, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver Frederick Worthington and Lottie Leonard Worthington; brothers, Homer K. Worthington and Oliver G. Worthington and his dear wife, Alice Orr Worthington. Alice was the love of his life. They were married 64 years until her death on August 14, 2013. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Lucille Worthington and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was a graduate of New Hanover High School in 1939. He served in the Air Force from 1942-1946. He was in the battle of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He was a veteran of World War 2. He was employed by the Corps of Engineers for 44 years. He retired in 1980. He was the owner and operator of Ornamental Concrete Business in Wilmington, NC. He was a member of the Myrtle Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church from 1948 until his death. He served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and choir director. He also designed the plans for the church building. Rupert was a good Christian man with deep values. He was a good friend and neighbor to all. The family will receive visitors from 7-9pm, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Andrews Market Street Chapel and 1-2pm, Wednesday, May 16, also at Andrews Market Street Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 2pm, Wednesday, May 16, at Andrews Market Street Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com
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Andrews Mortuary & Crematory - Market Street Chapel
1617 MARKET ST
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-7788
Published in the Wilmington Star-News on May 15, 2018
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