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Howard Lewis Worley

October 13, 1931 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 89)


Howard L. Worley, 89, passed away September 9, 2021. Howard was born October 13, 1931 in Eureka, Kansas to Floyd and Marguerite Worley. On December 23, 1964 he and Lois Myres were united in marriage at Miami, Oklahoma. He graduated from Eureka High School and Butler Junior College. He was proud and honored to have served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Howard owned Worley Oil Company for 14 years and was also in the oil drilling business. Howard loved the outdoors, especially fishing, playing cards, and enjoyed spending time with family. He was a member of the Butler County Shrine Club, American Legion Post 81, Patmos Lodge No 97, VFW Post 1174, and the DAV. He was a very loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend who will be deeply missed by all of those who knew and loved him.

Howard is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lois Worley; children, Dana (Scott) Frisbie of Towanda, Kansas, Mike (Donna) Worley of Buckley, Washington, Tonia Webb of Emporia, Kansas, and Marcia (Scott) Norton of Wichita, Kansas; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sister, Doris Jean Brown; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Marguerite (Little) Worley; and brother, Warren Worley.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:30am with a visitation 1-hour prior to service, both at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home in El Dorado, Kansas. Entombment will follow at Lakeview Mausoleum in Wichita, Kansas.

Memorial donations in Howard’s name can be made to American Legion Post 81 or the VFW Post 1174.

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September 16, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

September 16, 2021

10:30 AM to TBD
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


Lakeview Indoor Mausoleum
12100 E 13th St N
Wichita, KS 67206


American Legion Post #81
1801 W. Central Ave., El Dorado KS 67042

VFW Post #1174
211 N Main St, El Dorado KS 67042
Tel: 1-316-321-9523

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