Waring Lewis 'Lew' Worsham Sr.
1935 – 2012
CANTON — Waring Lewis “Lew” Worsham Sr.,76, went to be with his Lord Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, after a period of declining health.
Lew was born in Richmond, Virginia, to the late James P. and Grace Bowles Worsham, and lived there until he joined the Navy in 1952. He spent 20 years serving his country in the U.S. Navy. During the first part of his Navy career, he served on a mine sweeper on the west coast and on an amphibious ship where he made several trips to the Mediterranean Sea. Lew was a Navy instructor the last 15 years, serving two tours of duty at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and five years at the Amphibious Operational Training Unit at Little Creek, Virginia. At his military retirement in 1972, he was serving as the Master Chief of the Recruit Training ...