Cloyse G. Worthing

January 11, 1932 ‒ December 22, 2015

Delaware, Ohio


Cloyse G. Worthing, age 83 of Delaware passed away Tuesday evening, December 22, 2015 at Currituck House in Moyock, North Carolina surrounded by his family.

He was born in Columbus on January 11, 1932 and was adopted by the late Lewis and Harriet Worthing of Delaware when he was 2 years old. A graduate of Willis High School in 1950, he was drafted and served in the US Army Corp of Engineers, a Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Cloyse returned home and married the former Louise (Partin) his beloved wife of 59 years. Together they raised two wonderful daughters and shared in the opportunity that life provided. Sadly Louise passed away in 2013.

He worked as a technician with Bonar Spain Heating and Cooling and after retirement worked another 23 years as a driver with DHI, proudly and recently retiring at the age of 83. Over his working career astonishingly he never missed a day of work and was only late once. He will be remembered for his loyalty and faithful working career.

Always active and determined, he was dedicated to every endeavor. Private in nature, he enjoyed working to keep everything in order and pristine. Fiercely loyal, he was one who loved to camp and treasured time spent at 1,000 Trails Campground. Cloyse also had a passion for cars, traveling the open road, and dogs, especially his Australian Shepherds.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters Catherine Worthing (Nancy Ferebee) of Moyock, NC, Cyndi (David) Martin of Mt. Orb, grandsons Joshua (Julie) Browning and Dustin (Bethany) Harbottle, and 6 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held 6:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Dr., Delaware. Inurnment will take place in Fairview Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made to Currituck House, 141 Moyck, NC 27958.

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  • Cathy and Cindy,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of Uncle Cloyse and Aunt Louise. Another tragic loss for our family.