David E. Worthington, 80, Henderson

HENDERSON, NY —  David E. Worthington, aka Grandpa Dave, 80, Henderson, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 2, 2020, at his home under the care of his family.

The funeral service for David will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from noon to 2 p.m. with Pastor Mark Strader officiating. Please adhere to the social distancing guidelines that are in place.

Arrangements are with the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville.

David was born Feb. 17, 1940, in Lowville, NY, the son to Albert and Viola (LaVancha) Worthington.

He married Dorothy Kiblin on Dec. 16, 1958, in Ellisburg, NY.  They resided in the area all of their married life.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, Henderson; two sons, Ricky (Sherry) Worthington, Henderson, Mark Worthington, Henderson; his brother, Raymond (Elaine) Worthington; five grandchildren, Melissa Worthington, Michael Worthington, Jessica Worthington, Amanda (Cynthia) Worthington and kids, Rebecca (Shawn) Worthington; two great-grandchildren, Ricky Nickerson, Ashton Worthington; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by five brothers, Donald, William, Joshua, Albert, Robert and his sister Agnes Ford.

David and Dorothy owned and operated a farm for 20 years in Henderson, after selling the farm David worked for Butterville Farms until 2011.

He was a Minnesota Vikings fan, enjoyed collecting John Deere Tractors, gardening, landscaping but mostly spending time with his grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at www.carpenterstoodley.com.