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Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service

1621 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

OBITUARY

Earl Worrell Jr.

November 27, 1950June 23, 2020

Earl McKinley Worrell (Kenny / Earlio), Jr. 69, of Stafford VA passed away peacefully on June 23, 2020 while with his wife Dolores at his side.

He was born in Alexandria, VA to the late Earl M. Worrell Sr and the late Ella Frances Gentry. Earl went to GWHS in Alexandria, VA and received his GED. Earl was drafted into the U.S. Army at the age of 19 in year of 1969. He served for 2 years while stationed in Germany. Once out of the Army, Earl went into construction work as a Sheet Metal Mechanic for over 40 years.

Earl had a passion for music and taught himself how to play the harmonica and the guitar. He loved the Blues and classic Rock & Roll. He loved to fish, particularly at the camp ground he once owned a lot at. Earl was also very fond of vacationing at the Outer Banks with his wife. In his free time Earl enjoyed watching the Washington Redskins, the Washington Capitals, and watching NASCAR when both Dale Earnhardt Sr, and JR were racing. Earl had a great love for all animals especially his pets Midnight, Jack, Captain, Tony, Skippy, and Brandy.

Earl is survived by his wife Dolores (Dee) Worrell, his son Bryan Worrell, and his sister Barbara Lowery, sister Peggy Ann Davis Harris, sister Charlotte Walker, and sister Debbie Walker.

Earl was the most loving and caring husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend.

A celebration of life (TBD) and a memorial service at Quantico National Cemetery will be held at a future date due to current circumstances.

Online condolences may be made at Mullinsthompsonfredericksburg.com

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Susan Thompson

June 28, 2020

Dee I'm so sorry to hear about Earl. You all are in my prayers. Earl was a great guy. . God be with you my friend. RIP Earl. ❤🙏

Dee Worrell

June 27, 2020

This is the hardest and saddest time in my life in losing my best friend, my husband, the love of my life, my soul mate, my Earlio. Tuesday Heaven got another angel. I first met Earl when I was in 6th grade in the Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, VA. Earl was one of our paper boys, once I got to 8th grade he had failed the previous year and was at Thomas Jefferson Middle School his locker was above mine! I only remembered him from when he was our paperboy. Anyway, I remember we both went onto George Washington H.S. I remember seeing him but we hung around with a different crowd of friends. Fast forward to 1972 and Earl got out of the Army he started to hang around with his old friends up on the “Avenue”. By that time his friends were my friends and we started going out. We went to a lot of concerts we both love the Blues and Rock and Roll. It was an awesome time for us we fell in love. Earl loved the Blues so much like Muddy Waters, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and many, many more. Earl taught himself how to play and he was great! We still have the wood box my dad had made for him to store all his harmonicas. Everyone in the family and friends loved to hear him play his harmonicas he was that good. He would jam with friends off and on for years. Earl had a special bond with my sisters Bonnie and Patti he was their brother they never had. I have so many stories from our family I would be here for months. I will save some for his Celebration of Life in the Fall and service at Quantico National Cemetery.

We both loved going to the Outer Banks our first trip was in 1978 with a lot of our friends I think a caravan of 7 vehicles driving from Alexandria to Cape Hatteras, NC. We loved it down there we continued to vacation in NC for almost 40 years. Our family and my sister’s families always spent a lot of time together whether it was just hanging out partying, celebrating birthdays, holidays, barbecues and more. I have to mention Four Winds Campgro

Jason Neel

June 26, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of your passing, as a fellow Veteran it pains me to learn of the loss of even one of us but I know that you are in a better place, a much better place. Thank you for your life, thank you for your service to this nation and thank you for the wonderful memories you left to those who loved you so dearly. God speed 🙏🏻 and God bless and keep you

Barbara Wyant

June 26, 2020

I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Earl. While it has been some time since I have seen him, he was one of the nicest guys that I have met. Always a smile on his face and good words. Dee and Bryan, you are both in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Earl, we all will miss you.💞

Tracie Perrill

June 26, 2020

Uncle Kenny, my heart is aching right now have cried for Three days now,it never is easy losing the ones you love with all of your heart,and as I sit here your comfort,peace,and love that you showed me over the years is abundance and present right now. I remember loving music like he did he would Play harmonica or guitar and I would rock back in fourth as a very young girl and we both would be a peace with the music that's probably why music was a big part of my life growing up and still is . I have to thank you and Dee for everything you did for me over the years you. both where there for me evening opening up you house for me to stay awhile all the memories we shared will never be forgotten. People often ask while am I so down to earth and have a heart of Texas it's because family and Kenny that's why and I'm thankful for that when Grandpa passed who was there Kenny when Dad passed who was there Kenny, I knew if I needed anything ,Uncle Kenny would be there and for that I cherish every moment spent and will carry on with me always ❤️🙏 I am so sorry Aunt Dee and Bryan for your loss And Aunt Dee Loving Kenny unconditionally The Love shared from you too could never be broken and will always live on. I wish I was there to give you support and love that you always giving me . I am thinking of you all and Kenny I Love You and will miss you dearly until we me again my friend r.i.p.

Brian Bowes

June 26, 2020

It’s sad to hear of Earl going, and I want to give my condolences to the whole family. Although I’ve been a lot closer to other people in the family, I also have memories of Earl and I’ve actually known Earl for longer than I’ve known most other people in my life, going back to High School in the 90’s. I thought about memories to share about Earl, but I had to dismiss a few for now because of appropriateness. I did think of a good one though. In High School I did some crazy things, stuff that most people wouldn’t even think about, but if they did, they definitely wouldn’t do them. I printed fliers for a fake mowing company and delivered them in the Worrell neighborhood. I won’t say the name of the fake company here, but it was derogatory towards Bryan, my friend and Earl’s son. In my head it was a harmless prank. Anyway, Bryan’s neighbors called him, asking him to mow their yard. I put the price as ridiculously cheap, $5. Earl said something along the lines of, “Bryan, it’s $5! Go mow the lawns.” I just thought that was so funny, partially because Bryan was so annoyed about the whole prank.

Sharon Gentry

June 26, 2020

To the Worrell Family I am so sorry for your loss .R.I.P. Earl Worrell Jr

Rita Parks

June 26, 2020

Dee,

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you on a daily basis. Thank God you have a strong family bond to see you through the sorrow.

Love you and will see you girls when I get back to Myrtle Beach.

Love,
Rita

Cheryl Bowling

June 26, 2020

Dee and Bryan , Dave and I are so sorry for your loss. Earl was a wonderful person . We love you both . Dave and Sue

Linda Irby

June 26, 2020

Dee and Bryan I am so sorry and saddened by your loss. I know how close you all and your family are which will help get you through this. Earl was a sweet man, he will be missed. I am here for whatever you need.

FROM THE FAMILY