Gary D. Norsworthy, 70, Neosho, died Aug. 30, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Joplin following a lengthy illness.
Gary was born April 22, 1942, in Stella, the son of James R. and Myrtle (Garren) Norsworthy. He worked as a sales manager and office manager in wholesale sales and returned to the area from California following his retirement. Gary was an avid sports fan, coached girls softball and was a member of the Jehovah Witness faith.
He married Linda Ann Berumen on Jan. 28, 1964, at Downey, Calif., and she survives. Additional survivors include four daughters, Jane Bushor, Anchorage, Alaska, Denise Price, Neosho, Jennifer Lira, Orange County, Calif., and Jessica Norsworthy, Ozark, Mo.; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Alan Norsworthy, LaHabra Heights, Calif., and David Norsworthy, Orange County, Calif.
The body has been taken for cremation and memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.