Nov. 22, 1918 — April 8, 2013
James “Jim” L. Worley was born Nov. 22, 1918, in Washington Court House, Ohio. He passed away at his daughter’s home in El Dorado, Calif., on April 8, 2013. He served with the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II and earned two Bronze Stars. He and his surviving wife Florence lived in Santa Barbara, Calif., for more than 50 years, where they raised their four children, Regis Worley, Jane Williamson, Janine Pypers and Jennifer Worley. They have five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Jim was an avid bicyclist, riding 120 miles per week well into his 80s. He volunteered for many years with Braille Institute’s riding program for the blind.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 18, at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Calif. Tributes in lieu of flowers may be made to Partners in Care, P.O. Box 845, Placerville, CA 95667.