Leonard H. Worthington Sr., 91

NOV. 8, 1920-FEB. 19, 2012

February 21, 2012
  • Worthington

Leonard Horace Worthington Sr., 91, of Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at his home.           

Born Nov. 8, 1920, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late William B. and Edna M. Long Worthington.

His wife, Helen Worthington, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was employed with Fairchild Industries, retiring after 44 years.

He loved to hunt and also loved baseball, football and gardening. He enjoyed his loving grandchildren and watching them play sports.

He was a member of the Alsatia Club, Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, and Waynesboro Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 695.

He is survived by a daughter, Sharon W. Drawbaugh and husband, John, of Charlotte, N.C.; two sons, Leonard H. Worthington Jr. and wife, Sue, of Yorktown, Va., and Gregory J. Worthington and wife, Penny, of Hagerstown; a brother, Walter T. Worthington of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Brian B. Worthington and wife, Karen, David B. Worthington and wife, Kelly, Kelly D. Lew and husband, Charley, Laura A. Worthington, Kent S. Worthington and Chase Worthington; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.

Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. Military honors will be conducted by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, 405 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742, or to VFW Post 695, 346 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tania Crussiah of Williamsport Family Practice for her care.

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