Warren D. "W.D." Worley
July 15, 1936 ~ October 23, 2015
Resided in: Asheville, NC
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.