Larney Aubrey “Buddy” Worthington, 83, entered into eternal rest on July 19, 2019, at Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, Virginia. Buddy was a native of Georgia and a graduate of the University of Georgia.  He moved to Virginia in 1967 to begin his lifelong career as a forester, first with Chesapeake Corporation and then as an independent forester.  Buddy loved the outdoors, all animals, and his church, Ash Camp Baptist.  He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp.

Buddy is survived by his devoted wife, Caroline Johnson Worthington; two daughters, Cindy and Dawn; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Claudra and Dan Matthews of Pavo, Georgia; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 10 a.m., at Ash Camp Baptist Church, Keysville, Virginia.  The family will receive friends at the home, 380 Country Club Road, Keysville.  In lieu of flowers, please consider the Southside SPCA or a charity of your choice.

The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolence Messages

  1. Tammy Webber

    22 July 2019 3 months ago

    Rest in peace my friend. Love you, Tammy Webber

  2. Diane adams

    23 July 2019 3 months ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. May God be with you to comfort you. Love you Rickey and Diane.

  3. Pat Hall

    23 July 2019 3 months ago

    Caroline and family we are sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers.
    Pat and Levy Hall

  4. Stanley & Judy Long

    23 July 2019 3 months ago

    Praying for the family, sorry for your loss.

  5. David Watts

    23 July 2019 3 months ago

    Caroline , I am real sorry for your loss , Buddy was truly a friend to many , I did enjoy being in his company and listening to his comments on many topics , he did express his opinions vividly , I thank God for laying it on my heart to come see Buddy just recently , we spoke just briefly of the main need in our lives , Jesus Christ , our comfort throughout life and especially at this time when we celebrate the life of a loved one , especially our spouse , this is only the beginning although we morn but throu Christ , there is comfort and salvation , heaven can be our home for all eternity , I pray for you and your family and may we all be strong witnesses for Jesus , God bless

  6. Sandra Huskey

    23 July 2019 3 months ago

    Caroline, May God wrap you in His love and comfort you with His peace. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Fred and Sandra Huskey

  7. Jimmie Dix possium2001@hotmail.com

    24 July 2019 3 months ago

    Praying for the family. I served with Buddy on Charlotte County Rescue Squad, and worked with him in forestry.. may God bless the family during this time. Buddy was a great man. He will be missed.

  8. Bernice Thompson

    26 July 2019 3 months ago

    Dear Carolyn , I am sorry for the passing of Buddy . I have heard lots of good things through Ruby Lee ,about Buddy and I know he will be missed .I pray that all of the wonderful memories that you have ,will comfort you .Love ,hugs,and prayers to you and the rest of the family . <3

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