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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Wilmington, NC 28403

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  • November 11, 2015
    Mark and Michalanne says:
    We're so sorry for such a loss. I'm sad we didn't have the time to get to know you better. Rest in peace Grover

  • November 11, 2015
    Linda jordan lit a candle:
    Lit since November 11, 2015 at 11:00:02 AM

  • November 10, 2015
    Sheila Foy says:
    Thinking of you and your family at this most difficult time. Sending my thoughts and prayers.

  • November 11, 2015
    Mac Montgomery says:
    Will miss you and wish you great fishing from now on.

  • November 11, 2015
    Melanie Trexler says:
    You always knew how to make me feel good and make me smile. You will be missed.