Born: Thursday Feb 13, 1947

Died: Tuesday Apr 3, 2018


James "Jimmy" Judson Worsham, III

February 13, 1947 - April 3, 2018

James "Jimmy" Judson Worsham, III, 71, of  2101 Lick Fork Creek Road in Ruffin, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, April 6th, at Ruffin United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Ruffin Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening, 6 - 8 PM, at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the residence.

Jimmy was born February 13, 1947 in Danville, VA.  He was a graduate of Ruffin High School, Class of 1966 and attended Hargrave Military Academy and Rockingham Community College.  He was a member of Ruffin United Methodist Church where he served on several committees over the past years.  Jimmy was a retired volunteer fireman for the Ruffin Fire Department and had served as Treasurer for the Ruffin Cemetery Fund.  He was the owner and operator of Worsham Pipe Company and Ruffin Cross Tie Yard.  

He is survived by his wife, Judith Slaydon Worsham of the home;  two daughters, Amanda Vernon and husband, Russell and Amber Neal and husband, Keith, all of Reidsville;  three grandchildren, Blaklea and Kimber Neal and Carter Vernon; and his mother, Frances Early Worsham Fair of Eden.

Mr. Worsham was preceded in death by his father, James Judson Worsham, II and his step-father, James M. Fair, Sr.

Flowers are welcome but memorial contributions may be made to Ruffin United Methodist Church, 9640 US Hwy 29 Business North, Ruffin, NC  27326 or to Ruffin Cemetery Fund, c/o Bobby Wharton, 237 Worsham Mill Rd., Ruffin, NC  27326.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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Judy! My sincerest condolences to you and the girls. May GOD ease your pain and comfort you at this time if loss.
Susan McCollum

Will miss you my dear friend....your everlasting smile and laugh... and all our Ruffin stories. You'll join our families that have past and we'll all be together soon. Until then.....
Dorothy Watts

Amber and Family: Our Ruffin community shares your loss of your precious "Diddy" - please know that many people are praying for you.
Vicki Walker

So sorry for your loss. My prayers and love are with you and your family. Wish I could see you and tell you how very sorry I am. Everything happens for a reason that only God knows. But we all will go when it is our time. He is in a better place.
Betty Shaw

I was shocked to hear the sad news about JImmy. He gave so much to his family and community. He was well loved and will be sorely missed. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary Darlene London

Judy: We are so sorry for your loss. May God grant you the peace and comfort needed during this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bernard & Linda Andrews

Judy so sorry to hear about Jimmy. John and Jimmy had some good times together. May God be with you and the girls during this time. God Bless
John & Sandra Manuel

Judy And Family----I am so sorry about Jimmy. It was a shock. I found out to late to attend services, but please know I am thinking of you. I appreciate your coming you down here after I lost my brother----just wish I could have done the same foe you. I will drop by when things settle down----------much Love, Dee
Dee Maynard

I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll surely miss the jokes, laughs and smiles he brought when he came to the post office. It was always a pleasant surprise seeing him. He will truly be missed.
Tiffany Evans

I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to you and all the family.
Linda Cain

I just recently heard about Jimmy's death as I was out of the state last week. As a kid, I spent all my summers in Ruffin, and I remember Jimmy as a hard-working young man who always had a smile. I know he did a lot for the Ruffin community. I'm very sorry for your loss.
Berrye Worsham

To the Worsham Family, I am so sorry to hear about Jimmys passing. I went to school with him, always a nice a kind guy. You all will be in my prayers. May God bless and comfort you all during this difficult time. Love in Christ, Nancy Raines
Nancy Raines

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