Charles E. Worthington, age 78 of Knoxville, TN, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday January 2, 2013. Charles was a member of the Central Baptist Church of Bearden, where he served as a Deacon. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force in the Korean Theater. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Grace Worthington and 2 Brothers: Earl and Herschel Worthington.
He is survived by the following members of his family: wife of 54 years: Joyce K. Jenkins Worthington; 2 sons: Jeffrey Worthington and Kevin Worthington and wife, Cheri; grandchildren: Christopher and Paige Worthington; sister and brother in law: Muriel and C.B. Grey; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends Saturday, January 5 from 2:00 to 3:45 p.m. with a Celebration of Life to follow at 4:00 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church in Bearden with Dr. Robert Kerr and Rev. Al Royer presiding.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, 211 Center Park Drive, Suite 210, Knoxville, TN 37922.
Click Funeral Home, Farragut Chapel, Knoxville, TN is serving the Worthington Family.
Online condolences are available at www.clickfh.com
This obituary is a courtesy to the Worthington Family by the Creech Funeral Home of Middlesboro, KY