Submitted by: Dan Rich
Oct. 20, 1932 July 24, 2006
South Bend Tribune 7/26/2006
William E. Worsham, 73, of Mishawaka, died at 2:10 p.m. Monday, July 24th, in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka. He was born in Waxhaw, MS, on October 20, 1932, to Charles and Beaulah (Garrett) Worsham. William was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and two brothers.
He married the former Betty L. Lindsey on December 1, 1951, in Iuka, MS. She survives along with a daughter, Anita Hubbard of Florence, AL; two sons, Charlie (Cheryl) Worsham of South Bend and Adrian M. Worsham of Mishawaka; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Lib (Bert) Portolese of Mishawaka and Rachael (Floyd) Sanders of Shaw, MS; and by his twin brother, John Worsham of Mishawaka.
Following retirement he spent many hours outside watching the wildlife. He enjoyed his grandkids. He was a loving father and grandfather. William served with the Army Air Corps during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in 1950. He retired from Uniroyal in 1990 following 37 years of service. He was a member of American Legion Post #161.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bubb Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Pet Refuge, 2300 W. 6th St., Mishawaka, IN 46544.