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Donald Gene Worsham

February 12, 1940 August 26, 2019
Donald Gene Worsham
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Obituary for Donald Gene Worsham

Donald Gene Worsham, 79, of Tom Bean, died Monday, August 26, 2019 at his residence in Tom Bean. He was born on February 12, 1940 near Zaneis, Oklahoma to Kelley and Treva Worsham. He married Karen Sue Fry on May 27, 1961. Don was a member of First Baptist Church Tom Bean, Texas. He loved his church and church family. He spent time teaching Sunday school and sponsoring youth activities. He loved their “Classic 55” nights playing games and fellowshipping with their many friends.


Don graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and started his professional career as a basketball/football coach. He later worked for Texas Instruments, retiring from there after a long career. Don was an avid pool player, domino player, and hunter. He loved camping and boating and traveling with Karen and friends. Some of his most enjoyable times were spent at Fun N Sun RV Resort. His most favorite pastime was anything with his kids and grandkids and dedicated all of his energy and heart to loving his family.


Don is survived by his wife Karen, of the home, his daughters Kim Jones and husband Ben, Cindy Riffe and husband Mark, grandchildren Holly and Cliff Eddings, Jenny Jones, Matt and Maghan Achimon, Josh Riffe, Lauren Achimon and Savannah Riffe. Great grandchildren, Alaina, Landon and William Achimon, brothers Tom (Jackie) Worsham, Jack (Pam) Worsham, and Ronnie (Tana) Worsham, sisters Judy (Jim) Enis, Jane (Bill) Strickland, and Joy (Bob) Doyle, and many other sisters-in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.


He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother in-law, Shirl and Mae Fry, his brother Dean Worsham and infant daughter Teresa Renae Worsham.


A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 29, at First Baptist Church Tom Bean. Interment will follow at Vittitoe Cemetery, Kentucky Town, TX. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Scoggins Funeral Home.

Services are under the direction of Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory, 637 W. Van Alstyne, Pkwy. Van Alstyne, TX, 75495. 903-482-5225.


You may sign the online register book at www.scogginsfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Aug

6:00 PM 8/28/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/28/2019 8:00:00 PM
Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory

637 West Van Alstyne Parkway
Van Alstyne, TX 75495

Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory
637 West Van Alstyne Parkway Van Alstyne 75495 TX
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

29

Aug

10:00 AM 8/29/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church-Tom Bean

307 HWY 11,
Tom Bean, TX 75489

First Baptist Church-Tom Bean
307 HWY 11, Tom Bean 75489 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Vittitoe Cemetery Final Resting Place

Tom Bean, TX

Tom Bean TX
United States
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