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Charles Donald Worthy, Jr.

February 8, 1943 — December 12, 2022


Charles Donald Worthy, Jr.


Charles Donald Worthy, Jr., 79, of Seneca, husband to Christine Feierabend Worthy, passed away December 12, 2022.

Born in Arab, AL, he was the son of the late Col. (Ret) Charles and Edith Carnes Worthy. As an Army family, Mr. Worthy and his family lived in several places including Cape Cod, El Paso, Los Angeles, and Germany.  Mr. Worthy received his bachelor’s and his master’s degree at University of Virginia. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy during Vietnam and then retired as a Lt. Colonel from the United States Air Force after living in both Texas and California. Mr. Worthy moved to the upstate in 1997 to work at Clemson University and was a member of the Clemson Rotary Club. He enjoyed all sports, especially University of Virginia football and coached his daughter’s youth soccer teams for many years.

Mr. Worthy is survived by his wife, Christine Feierabend Worthy; daughters, Kerri Kwist (Mark) of Clemson and Keturah Johnson (Brian) of Georgetown, TX; grandchildren, James Kwist, Andrew Kwist, Charles Johnson, Annemarie Johnson, and Audrey Johnson; sister, Keturah Paulk of North Carolina; brother, James Worthy of Tennessee.

A memorial service will be held at Eternal Shephard Lutheran Church, 220 Carson Road, Seneca, SC on Monday, March 13, 2023.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Judes.

Visit or Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Cremations, Central-Clemson Commons.

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