Obituaries

Anthony "Tony" Cerra
D: 2017-10-18
View Details
Cerra, Anthony "Tony"
Frances Henrietta Hults
D: 2017-10-16
View Details
Hults, Frances Henrietta
Lucille P. Gentile
D: 2017-10-14
View Details
Gentile, Lucille P.
Concetta "Connie" Elia
D: 2017-10-11
View Details
Elia, Concetta "Connie"
James J. Carasia
D: 2017-10-06
View Details
Carasia, James J.
Jane Isabel (Baxter) Connelly, RN
D: 2017-09-26
View Details
Connelly, RN, Jane Isabel (Baxter)
Scarlett Rose Palmer
D: 2017-09-22
View Details
Palmer, Scarlett Rose
Sandra L. Tupper
D: 2017-09-20
View Details
Tupper, Sandra L.
Bishop Dr. Richard Worsley, Jr.
D: 2017-09-19
View Details
Worsley, Jr., Bishop Dr. Richard
Audrey H. Terwilliger
D: 2017-09-16
View Details
Terwilliger, Audrey H.
Nancy I. Mc Gowan
D: 2017-09-15
View Details
Mc Gowan, Nancy I.
Sonja E. White
D: 2017-09-07
View Details
White, Sonja E.
Marcus Grant Clowney
D: 2017-09-06
View Details
Clowney, Marcus Grant
Thomas C. Lovgren
D: 2017-09-05
View Details
Lovgren, Thomas C.
Henry A. "Chip" Feeney
D: 2017-09-05
View Details
Feeney, Henry A. "Chip"
Christina V. Palaia
D: 2017-08-30
View Details
Palaia, Christina V.
Elizabeth Veronica Dunleavy Bauman
D: 2017-08-29
View Details
Bauman, Elizabeth Veronica Dunleavy
Marie Kruse
D: 2017-08-27
View Details
Kruse, Marie
Wilfredo Navarro
D: 2017-08-16
View Details
Navarro, Wilfredo
Susan D. Pooler
D: 2017-08-09
View Details
Pooler, Susan D.
Igino "Gene" J. Iadanza
D: 2017-08-05
View Details
Iadanza, Igino "Gene" J.

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
191 Franklin Ave.
P.O. Box 567
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Phone: 732-222-2312
Fax: 732-222-0238
Bishop Dr. Richard Worsley, Jr.
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Damiano Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Mattie Laney & family
"Bishop we love you, but God loved you more."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Bishop Dr. Richard Worsley, Jr.

Bishop Dr. Richard Worsley, Jr.
Bishop Dr. Richard Worsley, Jr., 75 of Eatontown (formerly of Long Branch) was born on September 6, 1942 in Bethel N.C. He departed this earthly life on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, NJ surrounded by his family whom he laughed with, lived for and loved.

Richard attended and graduated from Bethel Union High School in1960. He then moved to New Jersey with his Aunt Lizzina (Lizzie) Knight Credle and Uncle Herman Credle and became a faithful member of the Pilgrim Baptist Church in Red Bank. In 1962, he began attending the Freehold Church of God where he met and married Annie Williams.

Richard started the Long Branch Church of God in 1971 and became an Ordained Bishop. Preaching an uncompromised word, he served the community joyfully for over 40 years. As a result of submitting to God and standing for truth, Bishop Worsley began the For Word Church, Inc. where the vision and legacy can be fulfilled for years to come.

Richard was the son of the late James Richard Worsley and Ethel Knight Worsley. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Vernon Staton, Jr. and James Murchison.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 53 years, Annie Doris Worsley of Eatontown; two sons, Richard L. Worsley, III (Felicia) of Neptune, N.J. Steven L. Worsley Sr. (Tabitha) of NJ; two daughters, Kimberly Ann Worsley and Darlene Worsley of Eatontown, NJ; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; six sisters, Sarah Anderson, Rosa Cobbs, Mary Lynn, Mattie Hill, Jessie Cotton, Anne Murchison; two aunts, Martha Council and Bertha Cromwell; one uncle, Herman Credle and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Richard, affectionately known as ‘June” by his family enjoyed spending time with his family, church, and community. He had a kind heart, gentle spirit, never complained, and was always willing to extend a helping hand when needed and will be greatly missed by those who loved and knew him.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 30 from 9 am until the time of the service at 10 am at Living Word Christian Center, 81 Highway 35 North, Neptune. Interment will be at Glenwood Cemetery, West Long Branch. In lieu of flowers please give to the Legacy of Bishop Richard Worsley, Jr. Building Fund. www.forwordlegacy.org. The family invites you to write a letter of condolence, share a story or make donation by selecting the appropriate tab.
Order Flowers

Recently Shared Condolences

Recently Shared Stories

Recently Shared Photos