Kenneth R. Worley - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Kenneth R. Worley

June 13, 1938 - May 10, 2022

Kenneth R. Worley, age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

Born in Whitwell, TN, on June 13, 1938, he was a son of the late Henry C. and Ada E. (Van Hooser) Worley. Kenneth proudly served his country in the United States Army in the 101st Airborne Division. He spent many years at Exxon as a motor tank salesman and retired in 1993 after 30 years of dedicated service.

Active in his community, he was a dedicated member of the VFW, American Legion, and a member of St. John’s Masonic Lodge No. 2 A.F. & A.M.  Kenneth enjoyed watching western movies. He took pleasure in the outdoors and cutting his grass. Kenneth looked forward to time spent at the beach and visiting amusement parks. Most of all, he loved his family and was a devoted father.

In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his siblings, Harold D. Worley, and Alice M. Riley. He is survived by his loving children, James Worley, and Stellena Worley; longtime companion, Joncie T. Loomis; former wife, Judy Worley; dear friend, Pamela Henson; grandchildren, George Worley, Brittany Wilson, Savanah Worley; and great-grandchildren, Alexis Worley, Hailey Worley, Dallas Smallwood, and Axel Worley.

A committal service for friends and family will be held at 2 pm on Monday, May 23, 2022, in the Chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.



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10 Condolences for Kenneth R. Worley

  • I have lost my dearest friend ever. I will love Ken forever. All my love and prayers to his wonderful family. Joncie Loomis

  • Sorry for your loss. John14:2 In my fathers house has many rooms, if that were not so would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you!

  • My condolence for Ken’s family. I am so sorry for your loss. Ken was an amazing and wonderful man. I just got him out of his shell and then he had to leave us. He will be greatly missed and was loved by us. I am sure he is looking down on us with his sense of humor.
    Tom & Deb Hatfield (Giggles)

  • So sorry for your loss Stelly. I will keep your family in my prayers.

  • I’m going to miss my Kenny
    For years every other Sunday night he was my VFW boyfriend.
    I’m going to miss you so much Kenny.

    My prayers to his family.

    And I’m so sorry Joncie for your loss also.

  • Our Heartfelt condolences. God bless Joncie and his family during this time. Prayers!

  • Please accept our heartfelt condolences for your loss. Praying for Joncie and Ken’s family that God will give you the peace that you need to get through this tough time. We will cherish all the wonderful memories and Ken’s sense of humor. Ken will be in our hearts and memories forever. He will be dearly missed. You have our deepest sympathy…..

  • Our condolences to the Family. Ken was a great person enjoyed our time together. RIP our friend.

  • Mr.Ken was a sweetheart, Always enjoyed seeing him at the VFW. He will be dearly missed.
    Thoughts and prayers to his family and Joncie❤️

  • My deepest sympathies for Jonice and the Worley family. We will miss Kenny. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers, Marilyn and Pat