Fred Ross Worthy

Born: Sat., Aug. 3, 1946
Died: Sun., Mar. 15, 2009

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Fred Ross Worthy, age 62, of Eatonton, GA died Sunday, March 15, 2009 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon. Born August 3, 1946 in DeKalb County, he was the son of the late Hiram Rhodes Worthey and Ola Marie Downs Worthey. He attended Stone Mountain Elementary and Stone Mountain High School. Mr. Worthy served in the United States Navy and was stationed in Guam aboard the USS Proteus. He was the owner and operator of Worthy Service Company for Heating and Air Conditioning from 1972 until retiring in 1990.

He is survived by a sister, Carolyn Worthey Johnson (Everett) of Tucker, GA; a brother, David (Terrie) Worthey of Monroe, GA; his faithful dog, Blackie; and many other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his youngest sister, JoAnne Cashwell.

Mr. Worthy was cremated and inurnment will be on his family plot in Tucker, GA. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Kathleen Shea
   Posted Thu March 19, 2009
I would like to send my condolences to the family of Fred Worthy and his loving companion, Blackie. Fred, I am going to miss our Sunday get togethers watching NASCAR and eating some great food. I know you are in a better place and I hope you have found the peace you have been searching for. I will cherish the past 4 years as neighbors and will think of you every time I listen to the great music we shared. Love, Kathly