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Cyrus Eugene Worthington


Posted on: 11.26.2017 at 12:11 p.m.

Cyrus Eugene Worthington, 87, went to be with his Lord Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center.

He was the son of the late Otho Hilton and Mamie Summersett Worthington and was also preceded in death by five siblings, Milton Worthington, Hilton Worthington, Warren Worthington, Miriam W. Horton and Kenneth Worthington.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He was employed by the Whiteville School System as an Industrial Technology instructor at Whiteville High School for 22 years, retiring 1991. Gene was a member of the Whiteville Kiwanis Club and a member of Whiteville United Methodist Church.

Final rites will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26 at Whiteville United Methodist Church with Rev. Paul Stallsworth officiating. Interment will be in Whiteville Memorial Cemetery. Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 62 years, Annie Reeves Worthington of the home; his son, Gregory E. Worthington (Carolyn) of Cerro Gordo; his daughter, Janet W. Pecorella (Salvatore) of Matthews; one sister, Virginia W. Bryant of Stedman; four grandchildren, Jared H. Worthington (Katie), Sal Pecorella (Karissa), Benjamin E. Worthington (Anna Grace) and Anna P. Renee (Anthony); and two great-grandchildren, Camden Worthington and Camillo Pecorella.

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