William Worthington, 87, of Central Point, Ore. passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013. He was born November 21, 1925, in Baltimore, Md.
On July 17, 1948, in Joliet, Ill., he married Shirley J. Worthington, who preceded him in death. He was employed as a sales manager and enjoyed photography and fishing. As well, he was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and the Knights of Columbus.
William is survived by sons, Michael (Pamela), Joseph, Robert (Dorthea), and James (Kelly); daughters, Mary and Margaret (Bette) Worthington; brother, Harry T. (Bud) Worthington Jr.; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Shepherd of the Valley Catholic Church, 600 Beebe Rd., Central Point. Rev. James Clifford will officiate and burial will be at the Eagle Point National Cemetery. Reception to follow at 3:30 p.m. at Twin Creeks Retirement Community.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society or Rogue Valley Dialysis Patients' Trust Fund.