Clark Foster Worsham Sr.

Published 1:39 pm Saturday, August 31, 2013


Clark Foster Worsham Sr. passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at the age of 90 after a battle with cancer. Born on Jan. 2, 1923, he was a graduate of Independence High School in Independence. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific during WWII. On April 1, 1945, he was deployed to Guam and Okinawa to serve and protect. He received his discharge in November 1945.

He graduated from LSU with a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering. He retired from Crown Zellerbach in Bogalusa after 21 years as the plant engineer.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Pauline Cutrer Worsham; three sons, Clark F. Worsham Jr. of Bogalusa, Charles A. Worsham of Slaughter and Richard A. Worsham and wife, Kimberly, of Canon City, Colo.; two granddaughters, Amy S. Harriel of Bogalusa and Nicole Cook and husband, Brian, of Clinton; four grandsons, Mark A. Worsham and wife, Yanina Rene, of Clinton, Lee C. Worsham and wife, Candice, of Lebanon, Tenn., Jason A. Worsham and wife, Jackie, of Bogalusa, and Christopher A. Worsham and fiancé, Megan Roth, of Lake Charles; 10 great-grandchildren; three nieces; and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, X.A. Worsham and Agnes M. Worsham; one brother, X.A. Worsham; and four sisters, Hazel Gregorie, Neva Smith, Lois Hayes and Geraline Worsham.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3 at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd. in Baton Rouge, from 6-8 p.m., and will resume on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 10. Interment will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park.