Willie Walker “Billy” Worley, Jr.

Billy Worley

Billy Worley as a member of the senior class at Chatham High School, 1964–1965.

DRY FORK - Willie Walker “Billy” Worley, Jr., age 63, went to be with the Lord on Thursday June 18, 2009, in Danville Regional Medical Center.

Billy was born September 1, 1945, in Dry Fork. He was the son of the late Willie W. Worley, Sr. and the late Annie Patricia Crane Worley. He was married to Evelyn Jones Worley, who survives.

He was a member of the Danville Elks lodge #227 and a lifetime member of the NRA and he was of the Holiness faith. Billy worked as operations manager for Flowers Baking Co. of Lynchburg for 40 years. He served in the United States Navy in Vietnam. He was a member of the Chatham High School Class of 1965.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Willie W. Worley, III and wife, Melanie of Danville, Jerry T. Worley and wife, Kelly of Cluster Springs; four sisters, Ina W. Carter, Flora W. Gregson, both of Danville, Charolette W. Underwood of Rockmart, Georgia, and Narvie W. Williamson of Asheboro, North Carolina; one brother, James Carroll Worley of Danville; one granddaughter, Jenna R. Worley; three grandsons, Zachary Worley, Bo Worley and Christian Worley.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by two sisters, Martha W. Neal and Audrey Dean Shelton; and two brothers, Cedric Worley and Clyde Worley.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 22, at 11:00 a.m. at Norris Funeral Services Chapel, 3995 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, with the Rev. Brian Edwards and the Rev. Joe Beck officiating. Interment will follow in Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville. American Legion Dan River Post 1097 will conduct military honors at the grave.

Family will receive friends Sunday, June 21, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville and at other times will be at the residence, 219 Woodside Road, Danville.

The family requests that memorials be sent to the American Heart Association Memorial Processing Center, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Danville, is serving the family.

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