MARCUS McKINLEY WORRELL, JR. “BUDDY”, 68, of Easton Road, Pearisburg, departed this life Sunday afternoon, February 26, 2017 at Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg. Born on November 2, 1948 he was a son of the late Marcus M Worrell,Sr and Irene Dunn Worrell of Peterstown, WV. Buddy was a welder and boilermaker with Local 45 in Richmond, VA with 30 yrs service. He was a member of the Bozoo Christian Church in Bozoo, WV, and a 1968 graduate of Peterstown High School and had completed two years of college work. Preceding him in death were his parents, his sister Ruth W Prosser and his brothers William, Ronald, and Donald (Doug) Worrell.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife Deborah Blankenship Worrell; his daughters Sherri Lynn Janney and her husband Peter Janney of Pearisburg and Misti W. Fox of Pearisburg; his sister Betty Boling of Arlington, Texas; his five grandchildren Tyler McKinley Collins, Scarlet Faye Janney, Cherish Leigh Lewis, Marty Wayne Nance and Dusty Nance.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke, with Pastor Terry Kornegay officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery at Narrows. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.