Grover Laurie Worthington

November 25, 1948 - November 8, 2015
Grover Laurie Worthington

Grover Laurie Worthington,Jr., age 66, passed away on Sunday,November 8,2015 at his residence at Kure Beach after a brief illness.
Born on November 25,1948 in Kinston, NC, he was a son of the late Grover L. Worthington Sr. and Norma Grace Jarman.

Grover attended Grainger High School in Kinston,NC. For 25 years he was employed as service manager for James River Equipment Company. He enjoyed Fishing, Nascar racing and spending time with his family. Many special friends at Kure Beach became his family.

He is survived by his daughter Kym West of Jacksonville, NC, and son Trey Worthington and his wife Tammy of Whiteville, NC, and
his beloved companion, Nancy of Kure Beach. Also surviving are two brothers, Billy Worthington and wife Darlene of Kinston, NC, and
Tommy Worthington and wife Anne of Florence, SC. Three grandchildren, Tyler Worthington, Garrett Worthington, and Andrew West. One niece and two nephews also survive, and a special friend “NETMAN” Gene of Kure Beach. And a man’s best friend Maggie.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Wilmington Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dwight Martinez officiating.

A Celebration of Life gathering will follow the service at Grover’s home in Kure Beach.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Arrangements are in the care of Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC.28403 910.791.9099


Saturday, November 14, 2015
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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  • November 11, 2015
    Lisa Heglar says:
    Grover was a fun loving and caring man. I was honored to know him and always see his fishing pictures. He was a positive and loving soul. He is missed.

  • November 13, 2015
    John Silvagni says:
    I feel privileged to have known you. Thank you for all the laughs and wonderful times. God will keep you safe now. Prayers to you an your family.

  • November 12, 2015
    Dennis & Susan Suggs says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Worthington Family and all his dear friends at this time. Grover was a great man and wil be greatly missed.

  • November 12, 2015
    Mikey Boone says:
    I will Say ," Catch'em , Clean'em , Cook'em , Eat'em", for the rest of my life. When I do, I will always remember who said it. RIP brother.

  • November 12, 2015
    Betty M. Lancaster says:
    Grover my childhood friend, I remember when we met at the Horne's Cottage at Kure Beach. Your family stayed upstairs, mine down stairs. what fun we did have. I think you were my first crush :-) At 7 it's hard to remember so good. Kure always reminds me of you ! You will be missed by many people, you were one of a kind .I am glad you had someone special at the end to help take of you ! Saying prayers for your family & Friends, I count Maggiemay in your family . Betty Murchison Lancaster