Warren D. "W.D." Worley

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Warren D. "W.D." Worley, 79, of Asheville, died Friday, October 23, 2015, at his residence. A native of Marshall, Mr. Worley was a son of the late Ernest Edgar and Jessie Ball Worley. Mr. Worley was a retired police officer with the Asheville City Police Department. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Biltmore Masonic Lodge #446 and of Scottish Rite Valley of Asheville. Mr. Worley is survived by his wife Fannie Mitchell Worley; daughter, Cheryl Worley Mears (Jerry Mears); son, Jeff Worley (Cyndi Perry); and grandson, Mitchell Mears. A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Worley will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Westwood Faith Baptist Church, 151 Westwood Place, Asheville, NC 28806, with Pastor Richard Baird and the Rev. Ron Brown officiating. Masonic rites will be performed to conclude the service. His family will receive friends at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CarePartners, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813, or to the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. We send our love and prayers to Warren’s family. Miss Fanny, Cheryl and Jeff have been in my life since childhood. I know it leaves a giant gap in your family but faith and friends will see you through. Please count on us to be there for you, always. ‘Big Benn’ and ‘Mr. Ed’ were there to great him! XOXOX

  2. Please accept our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts and prayers. Wishing you peace in the love of your family, strength in the caring of your friends and the comfort of your Lord.

  3. you will be missed buddy I had 9 years with you working at the police dept when a person could do their job .To your family and friends I know this is a sad time and he will certainly be missed but we have gods promise we will see him again where there is no pain no sorrow and no tears and we will live for ever more My prayers are with all of you may god bless and comfort you all

  4. Lots of love and prayers to you Jeff and Fannie. Such an awesome man. He has known me since i was 17 yrs old. Always made me laugh. Last time i seen him i was so thankful to let him know how i was blessed to have had him as a friend and i loved him.

  5. Will miss you Worley-Bird… We had some great times at the police dept. God Bless those you leave behind.

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