Ed Tom Worthey

Published 3:48 pm Friday, February 10, 2017

Funeral services for Ed Tom Worthey, 84, of Silsbee will be 11:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Farmer Funeral Home with interment following in R S Farmer Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Worthey passed away February 6, 2017 at Silsbee Convalescent Center, where he was receiving rehab after falling and breaking his hip in April, 2016.

Born in Jasper on August 15, 1932 to Robert Wiley and Ella White Worthey, he was a long time resident of Silsbee and owned Wooden Pallets LTD since 1983. He was generous to a fault and loved his family and employees. Ed Tom enjoyed time spent with family and friends at his ranches in Duvall County and his Chenault-Apache Ranch in Webb County.

Mr. Worthey is preceded in death by his parents, wife of 63 years Patsy Ruth Oubre Worthey, brother Sherman White Worthey, and sisters Robbie Jones and Dorothy Huff.

Survivors include son Robert Edward Worthey and wife Eva Marie; daughters Teressa Kountz and husband Jeff and Tonya Hedleston and husband Larry, all of Silsbee; sister Betty Jean Bass of Orange; grandchildren Oubre Evanna Worthey, Cole Wiley Worthey and Ashley Nicole Joines and great grandchildren Kylee and Lila Kountz.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Earth Angels Caregivers Linda Alexander, April Boykin and Phyllis Powell and to Raul with Hearts of Texas Hospice for taking such wonderful care of Mr. Worthey.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Worthey’s memory to the First Baptist Church of Silsbee, 350 Hwy 96 S, Silsbee TX 77656 or the Christian Care Center, 415 W Ave P, Silsbee TX 77656.