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Funeral services for Donald Ray Worsham, Sr., 73, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Freddie Gillentine and Russell Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Worsham died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab Center.
He was born Sept. 8, 1939, in Sweetwater. He married Martha Amanda Boone on Oct. 27, 1962, in White Flat, Texas. He was a graduate of Newman High School in 1959 and lived in Sweetwater all of his life. He had worked for Abilene State School as a crew supervisor for 15 years and in younger adulthood he owned several gas stations working for Texaco for 19 years. Donald was a Baptist.
Survivors include his sons, Clifford Worsham of Sweetwater, James Worsham of Houston, and Donald Ray Worsham, Jr. of Commerce City, CO; daughters, Linda Oden of Sweetwater, Shannon Martin of Hamlin, Dora Schenkenberg and husband Bob of Lake Sweetwater and Julia Smith and husband Russell of Abilene; brother, A.T. Worsham and wife Oleta of Abilene; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Jan. 14, 2007; his parents, Arthur T. and Eula Mae Worsham; sisters, Anne Marcy, Dora Mae Kilpatrick and Helen Davis; brothers, Bud, George, and John D. Worsham.
Pallbearers will be Randall Cunningham, Chuck Way, Tom Fox, Todd Webster, Troy Webster and Ryan Worsham.