Bobby Worley was born in Hardin County on July 21, 1950, the son of Mildred Briley Worley and the late Jolly Worley.
On Nov. 8, 1992, he was united in marriage to Lynn Vandiver, who survives.
Mr. Worley was a resident of Hardin County all of his life and had worked for PCA in Counce as a pulp mill operator for 40 years. He enjoyed hunting, turkey hunting, fishing, playing piano, photography and being with his grandchildren. He enjoyed SEC Football, but favored Tennessee, he always liked the underdog. Mr. Worley was a member of the Masonic Lodge 102 in Savannah. He was also a member of the Pyburn Union Church were he was a deacon and enjoyed working and sharing his faith with other church historians.
Mr. Worley departed this life on Monday, July 19, at the age of 59 years, 11 months, 28 days.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter, Amanda Worley Reed and husband Dale of Summerville, S.C.; two sons, Chip Worley of Booneville, Miss. and Stacy Durham of Savannah; three grandchildren, Cade Durham, Jacob Worley and Rachael Reed; two sisters, Judy Worley Barnes and husband Ronnie, Jeanette Worley Mayhall and husband Jack, all of Pickwick Dam.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip David Worley.
Services were held on Thursday, July 22, at 1 p.m., at Pyburn Union Church in Savannah with Harry Nolen officiating. Burial was in the Pyburn Cemetery at Savannah.