Reuben Mason Worthen of Union Point, GA, died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Greene Point Health Care & Rehabilitation. He was 75. A lifelong resident of Union Point, he was born on December 2, 1943 to the late Scenie Davis Worthen and Clotyle Moss Worthen. He graduated from Union Point High School. After high school he began his working career as a forester with ITT Rayonier which later became Rayonier and he retired in 1996. He married the former Pat Farmer of Oglethorpe County on July 18, 1962. He was a faithful member of Bethesda Baptist Church of Union Point, where he served as Chairman of the Deacons, held numerous other positions and participated in all activities of the church. Reuben was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Reuben will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 57 years, Pat Worthen of Union Point, GA; his children, Kenny Worthen of Union Point, GA, Ray Worthen (Latamy) of Union Point, GA, Steve Worthen (Melba) of Clovis, N M and Bob Worthen (Sirisa) of Union Point, GA. Reuben will also be fondly remembered by his seven grandchildren, Morgande Harris (Glen), Justin Worthen, Megan Burton (Austin), Emily Davis, Mason Worthen, Makayla Worthen and Thor Worthen; ten great grandchildren; his sister Ann Hunt; and by his great granddaughter, Lydia Rosecrans whom he raised. Reuben was predeceased by his brothers, Howell Worthen and Malcom Worthen.
Memorial Services will be held, Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Bruce Lovin and Rev. Lem Clark officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service at the church. The family requests that any memorials be made to Bethesda Baptist Church, P. O. Box 302, Union Point, GA 30669. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.
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