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Delmar Lee “Charles” Worley, 89, of Gloucester, died of natural causes at Riverside Regional Medical Center on Feb. 21, 2020.

He was born April 20, 1930 in Savannah, Tennessee. Charles was known to all as a loving kind husband, caring father, avid gardener who loved flowers and vegetable gardening, loyal friend and a guitar player of the finest caliber. He proudly served his country with three years in the U.S. Air Force and 32 years in Weapons Quality Engineering at the Naval Weapons Station in Yorktown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hon. Tone A. Worley and Virgie Mason Deshaizer Worley; brothers, Brown Worley, Granville “Bo” Deshazier, Teddy Worley; sisters, Grace Deshaizer, Pearl Fowler, Louise Doris Keller; grandson, Sgt. Mason Lewis, and his loving wife of 64 years, Frances Marie Haywood Worley.

He is survived by son, William A. Worley and wife Stacie Graham Worley of Dutton; daughters, Lisa D. Worley Lewis and husband Jeffrey R. Lewis of Woods Cross Roads, Kathy Worley Willson and husband, Martin D. Willson of Poquoson and Wanda Worley Isham Walls and husband George D. Walls of Yorktown; sisters, Annie Web and Betty Worley Underwood of Missouri; 11 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren, and two great- great-grandchildren.

A celebration of his life conducted by Will Worley was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Interment followed in Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery. The family received friends Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Family and friends may share condolences and memories at 

Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.