Wayne Ray Whitworth
6/20/1937 - 12/28/2019


Wayne Ray “Bud” Whitworth, 82, of Celeste passed away on December 28, 2019 at Hunt Regional Hospital in Greenville, Texas. Funeral Services will be Thursday Jan. 2, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Pastor Ash Harmon officiating. Visitation will be 12:30 until service time Thursday, burial will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park.


Wayne was born on June 20, 1937 in Wade, Oklahoma to Roy Thomas Whitworth and Grace Atkinson Whitworth.  He married Patsy Jean Lee on November 7, 1964 in Kingston, Texas.  Wayne was a member of Celeste United Methodist Church and was retired from Lance Inc. as a truck driver and Traffic manager(dispatch).


Wayne is survived by his wife Patsy of Celeste, Sons Michael Wayne Whitworth and wife Christy of North Richland Hills,  Anthony Ray Whitworth and wife Lori of Kilgore, Daughters Cheryl Gardner and Husband Lyn of Gordon, Tammy Shields and husband James of Caddo Mills, Karen Martin and husband James of League City, Brothers R.T. Whitworth and wife Etta of Coppell, Danny Whitworth and wife Kathy of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, Grandchildren Robert Gordon, Chris Gordon, Cory Wayne Whitworth, Aaron Whitworth, Tyler Shields, Mark Sullivan, Stephanie Shields, Spec. Jacob Whitworth and Josh Whitworth, 8 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews

Wayne is preceded in death by his parents, sister Mary Whitworth Varnado and grandson Matthew Shields.


Wayne’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

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