ANGOLA, Ind. — William F. Worth, of Angola, Ind., died Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Lakeland Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Angola. He was 92.
Born June 4, 1919 in Harrisburg, he was a son of Fred W. and Edith L. (Whitlaw) Worth. He married Miriam Jane Moser, his high school sweetheart, on April 11, 1942 and they were married for 64 years. She died Oct. 9, 2006.
Mr. Worth is survived by his three daughters and two sons-in-law, Barbara and Richard Domek, of Lexington, Ky.; Harriet and Jay Fansler, of Angola; and Sarah Hagelgans, of White Pigeon, Mich.; one son, David Worth, of Bellows Falls, Vt.; nine grandchildren, Cassie Domek, Michael (Stephanie) Domek, Margaret Worth Hugg, Moser Worth, Amos Worth, Chris Fansler, Jamie Fansler, Scott Hagelgans and Stephanie Wallman; and three great-grandchildren, William Hugg, Wyatt Hugg and Rebecca Wallman.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Anna Ruth Worth Lawrence.
Mr. Worth farmed in Upper Sandusky prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army to serve in World War II. During the war, he served in North Africa, the European Front and was part of the first amphibious unit, Engineer Shore Regiment, landing on Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
He loved to drive and for more than 30 years prior to retirement, he enjoyed traveling and delivering RVs from the Elkhart area to dealers across the United States and Canada.
Mr. Worth was a member of Howe United Methodist Church, the Howe Lions Club and the American Legion.
A Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. today at Cameron Woods, 701 W. Harcourt Road, Angola IN 46703, with visitation from 3-4 p.m. prior to service time.
Memorials may be made to the Lakeland Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 500 N. Williams St., Angola IN 46703; or the Cameron Hospice and Home Health, 416 E. Maumee St., Angola IN 46703.