Samuel Ray Worley

January 28, 1936 - December 16, 2021

01/28/1936 - 12/16/2021

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Service
Tuesday December 21, 2021
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Memorial Park
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Samuel Ray Worley, Papa, of Zirconia gained his wings Thursday, December 16th, 2021 in his home. He was the youngest child of Walter and Cordelia Pitman Worley. He was born in Henderson County and retired from the N.C. State Prisons System.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara Maney Worley(Juanita); three daughters, Rhonda Cantrell and husband Henry, Kim Worley, and Natalie Andrade all of Zirconia. Eight grandchildren: Michelle Graham, Carrie Dills(Randy), Joshua Worley, Joy Worley, James Mejia, Michael Worley(Wendy), Amber Prince(Damien), and  Kyle Worley. 12 great-grandchildren: Morgan and Kaitlyn Osteen; Devon, Audrey, and Cameron Mumaugh; Aiden and Isabella Mejia , Helen and Lacey Worley,     Tyler Prince, Summer Harwell , and Zach and Zane Worley. And 1 great-great-grandchild Maddox Greene.  He is also survived by one brother Walter Worley, Jr. of Hendersonville. He was preceded in death by son Wade Worley and daughter Laura Worley.
He will be remembered as a very loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great grandfather. Our Papa was the BEST for every one of us. We all feel very blessed to have had him as long as we did. He will be so very missed.
A graveside service will be held at 2 o’clock on Tuesday, December 21st at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Steve Gibbs and Rev. James Maybin officiating. A family visitation will be held after the service at Tracy Grove Baptist Church.
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Royal & Becky Southerland
9 months ago

Dear Family , We are so sorry for your loss! Praying God will comfort you all and give you peace in your hearts knowing he’s with God and family in heaven! Your all in our prayers and thoughts! May God be with you all tomorrow! Love always your friends, Becky and Royal ❤❤

Cheri Mullenax
9 months ago

“No more sorrow, no more pain, and (he’ll) be happy once again!” Gone home.

Rebecca moorman
9 months ago

PAPA ughh I love you and I’m going to miss you so soon much thank you for being the best PAPA you could be to me and MY BABAIES AALIYAH &AALIJAH MOORMAN YOU WILL FOREVER BE IN OUR HEARTS PLEASE CONTINUE TO GUIED US AND WATCH OVER US WE WILL AND MISS YOUR GREATLY REST IN HEAVAEN MY LOVE

Gayla & family
9 months ago

Lifting all of Mr. Worley’s family and friends
in prayer for special comfort and Gods blessings. Though I hadn’t seen him in many years, I see his smile has never changed. He was always so kind. I know he will be greatly missed . Much love & condolences to Juanita ❤️✝️

Sonya D Sanchez
9 months ago

Such a sweet uncle, always smiling! He will be deeply missed.

RONNY
9 months ago

So sorry darlins. It’s a hard loss but peace is at hand .