Jerrold Dean Worthington, 87, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, March 13, 2020.
Jerrold was born on May 2, 1932 in La Porte, IN, to John and Vertie (Anderson) Worthington.
On June 6, 1959 in La Porte, IN, he married Mary Ann Lindwall who survives. Also surviving are his children, Christine (Robert) Duttlinger of La Porte, Judy Worthington of New Carlisle, John (Sarah) Worthington of North Liberty, and Jerry (Pamela) Worthington of Michigan City; 6 grandchildren, John (Melissa) Duttlinger, William (Amber) Duttlinger, Angela Duttlinger, Janet Clemans, Mary Clemans, and Bethany Worthington; 10 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Matthew, Ryleigh, Chase, Katelyn, Emily, Raeghan, Avery, Kinleyann, and Theo; 2 brothers, Roland and Dennis; sister, Jill; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jerrold was a lifelong farmer. In earlier years, he was a school bus driver. Jerrold was a veteran of the US Army. He was a 4-H member and leader. Jerrold enjoyed bowling, woodworking, and especially time with his family.
Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Rev. Peggy Huston officiating.
A time of visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
Condolences may be shared online at www.cutlercares.com