Clyde Worley

clyde worley

October 16, 1935 ~ March 11, 2024

Born in: Leicester, NC
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Clyde Hillary Worley, 88, passed away Monday, March 11, 2024 at The Laurels of Hendersonville.

Mr. Worley was born in Leicester, NC to the late Wade H. Worley and Lillian Reeves Worley. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen King Worley and a brother, James Worley.

Clyde was a graduate of Leicester High School, class of 1955. He joined the Army and served from 1955 to 1957 stationed mostly in Germany. He was a member at West Asheville Baptist Church and loved his Sunday School Class. Clyde had worked at Cranston Print Works in Fletcher and the Byrum Seed Company in Fletcher. He went on to purchase the Trading Post in Leicester and ran it for a number of years. Before his retirement he had worked at the Ingles Warehouse in Black Mountain and the Farmers Market in West Asheville.

Clyde is survived by his two sons; Brian Worley (Monique) of Fletcher and Mitchell Worley (Jackie) of Candler; three grandchildren, Madison Worley of Fletcher, Scotty Worley of Candler and Tonya Rhinehart (Mike) of Candler; a niece, Debbie Worley of Leicester; a nephew, Kenneth Worley of Fairview; a sister-in-law, Gail Moore (Max) of Leicester; a brother-in-law, Wayne King of Leicester and several great grandchildren.

A memorial service to honor Mr. Worley will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2024 at 3:00 pm at Radiant Church in Arden with Dr. Timothy Brown officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 2:00 to 3:00. Inurnment with military honors will follow at Green Hills Cemetery in Asheville.


Memorial Service: April 7, 2024 3:00 pm

Radiant Church
3839 Sweeten Creek Road
Arden, NC 28704


Visitation: April 7, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Radiant Church
3839 Sweeten Creek Road
Arden, NC 28704



Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Hwy.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Sending you lots of love during this time! Although I never got to meet Papaw, I loved all the stories about him!

  2. Brian, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers and please reach out if you need anything!

  3. Brian, our sincere sympathy to you and your family. May your hearts with be filled withGod’s peace and precious memories of your daddy.

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