March 16, 1925 ~ February 5, 2011

Born in: Henderson County,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Roy Wallace Worsham, 85, of Fletcher, died Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Park Ridge Hospital. A native of Henderson County, he was a son of the late David and Lillie Worsham. Wallace loved gospel music and playing the harmonica. He was a member of Fletcher First Baptist Church as well as a US Navy veteran, serving in WWII. He is survived by his wife of over 62 years, Edith Searcy Worsham; two sons, Glenn W. Worsham and his wife Stephanie of Fletcher and Charles Worsham of Fletcher; two sisters, Ruth Moore of Knoxville, TN and Almeda Raketic of Panama City, FL; one grandson, Daniel Coin of Mills River and Wallace's canine sidekick, Willy. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at Fletcher First Baptist Church with Reverend Roy Waldroup officiating. Interment will follow at Hooper's Creek Cemetery. At other times, the family will be at the home of his son, Glenn, on Shady Grove Lane, Fletcher. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fletcher First Baptist Church, 5 Cane Creek Road, Fletcher, NC 28732. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. I cherish my memories of Wallace when I was growing up on the farm with him. He was fun to be with and I loved him deeply. I will miss him, as you all will, but he will always be in our hearts. He was a man who loved and cherished his family. A good husband, father and uncle. May God bless you all. Love Margaret

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  2. Dear Aunt Edith,Glen and Charles, I was so sad to hear about Uncle Wallace. He was the kindest to us when we were so young and played at his house.I loved to hear him play > Daddy and Uncle Zollie and Uncle Shade They were a very good group of Guys. I am so glad i got to see him a couple of years ago. I will miss him . I know he is Having fun with his brothers and Mother & Dad in Heaven. My Prayers are with All the Family at this time. Love and Prayers come your way. Love Your Niece Freda Lynn Worsham Kostelnik

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  3. I am sorry for your loss. Wallace was a pleasure to know. I consider both of you to be more than patients in my office but family I love, and I will miss him dearly. Your family will be in our prayers.
    Patty and Andy Champion, OD

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  4. Mr. Worsham was a joy to see everytime he walked through our doors @ Champion Eye Center!!! I loved his many stories about his younger days and about his marriage to Mrs. Worsham.. He would always cut up with me and I will miss him dearly!!! May the lord bless you all in your time of need!

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  5. Ms. Worsham
    I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband and soulmate. The two of you were always such a blessing when you came into the infusion center always laughing and joking. I know everyone at the infusion center will miss him and his laughter very much. May God be with you and hold you close during this time. Our prayers are with you. May you feel God’s love and presence now more than ever.
    Penny and Cancer center staff at Park Ridge.

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  6. Edith & family, So sorry to hear about Wallace. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time. God bless you all.

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  7. So sorry to see that your Dad has passed away. May God be with you at this time and always. You will be in my prayers. Love, Ja Veen

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  8. Whitey’ and family.. So very sorry for your loss.. It is truly heavens gain.. Heaven is sounding sweeter all the time..

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  9. Mrs. Worsham and family: Our fondest memories are of Mr. Worsham playing his harmonicas at the singings. He will be greatly missed. Our family (the Heatherly’s) always liked hearing him play ‘Goodbye World Goodbye’.

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  10. Ms. Edith, ‘Whitey’ and Charles,
    We were sad to hear of Wallace’s passing. We always enjoyed his humor and were so impressed with how much fun you both seemed to have sharing your lives together. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    Donnie and Karen Walker

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  11. I am so sorry to hear of Mr Worsham’s passing. I’ve had his number for a few weeks, meaning to call him and ask him about the Worsham family for a history I am doing. Reading the guestbook, I can see I’ve missed the opportunity to talk to a special man who would have added a lot to the Worsham family history.
    My condolences to you all.
    Anna Richter
    onewally@aol.com

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  12. Edith, Charles and Family,

    I was very sad to hear of Wallace’s passing. I will miss his funny stories and his laugh. He was a great man and he will be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Lisa Turner

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