MURRAY — Youel G. “Popeye” Wortham, 78, of Murray died Friday, April 12, 2013, at his home.
He retired from General Motors, Briggs & Stratton, and farming. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Nadine “Deanie” Wortham; three sons, Galen Edward Wortham of Chicago, Gary Dean Wortham of Cadiz, and Graig Allen Wortham of Hopkinsville; one brother, Edward Wortham of Paragould, Ark.; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by one sister and one brother. His parents were Thomas William and Christine Qulen Waits Wortham.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Revs. John Shepherd and Phillip Bazzell officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at the funeral home.