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Jimmie Worthen

Jimmy Worthen

Monday, May 27th, 1946 - Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Obituary

Jimmy Mac Worthen, 74, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 in Arlington.

A casual, come and go Visitation/Celebration will be Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Lamar Baptist Church, 1000 W Lamar Blvd., Arlington, TX 76012. The family would love to hear your memories, stories and comments if you would like to share.

Jimmy was born on May 27, 1946 in Sulphur Springs, Texas to Lewis Eugene Worthen and Lucille Winfrey Worthen. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. A resident of Grand Prairie for the past 70 years, he was a member of Indian Hills Baptist Church.

Jimmy worked as an electronics technician, a job he thoroughly enjoyed. He loved working and staying busy. He enjoyed woodworking and was always fixing, working, or building on something.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Barbara Stubblefield and Lugene Worthen.

Survivors: Loving wife of 52 years, Lynn Swaner Worthen; son, Randy Worthen, and wife, Kristi of Arlington; brother, Winston Worthen and wife, Elaine of Pflugerville; and grandson, Mason Worthen.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation to the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) http://rrt.billygraham.org/give/ Or Youth With A Mission (YWAM) http://ywam.org/donate/


Wade Family Funeral Home
(817) 274-9233
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Lamar Baptist Church
    Address
    1000 W. Lamar Blvd
    ARLINGTON, TX 76012
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Thursday, August 13th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, August 13th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
    Address
    2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
    DALLAS, Texas 75211
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Private Interment

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Chad Snow

Posted at 06:26am
I was very lucky I got to work with Jim. He was always in early and no matter how stressful the situation was, he was always calm and collective. He was always so nice to me and helpful.
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Robert Quintanilla

Posted at 08:41am
I had the privilege in working with Jim at Southwest Airlines for many years. Jim was an amazing Field Technician that was always working around the clock. He set the tone for productivity and getting things done for the entire team. He definitely left an impression with me and I will cherish the memories of us working station projects together as well as just seeing him early in morning drinking coffee to start his day.

Jim – “Rest in Peace” my friend.
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Terri Autrey

Posted at 10:46am
I'm so sorry for your loss! I had the pleasure of working with Jim for years, even got to spend a week with him when we worked on getting Tampa opened up. Lots of times he would work through lunch and then when it was time to quit and go to dinner, we had to grab him by the arm and make him come with us. As long as he had his cigarettes with him, I believe he would have worked until midnight. He loved his job and he was so good at it!

I hope these words are comforting to his Family: His death may have been unexpected by you, but it was long awaited for by Jesus.
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