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 Richard Kenneth “Dick” Wortley

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Richard Kenneth “Dick” Wortley

  • Birth 24 Sep 1929 Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Death 12 Oct 2004 Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 10624527

Beloved husband of Dianne for 51 years. Loving father of Lorelei, Richard and James. Grandfather of Alexander and Kathy. Daughter Leslie preceded him in death.
Son of Chester Alfrey and Margaret Baynton Wortley. Dick was a child model and actor from age 9 through college. In 1953 he graduated form the University of Southern California, where he was president of Gamma Tau Chapter of Beta Theta Pi. He served in Korea and Vietnam as an intelligence officer attached to tactical air control. In 1956 he was honorably discharged with the rank of lieutenant. After working for Lockheed Aircraft Corp. in Burbank, CA. he moved to Lockheed Electronics Co., in Plainfield, NJ. and became director of contracts and administration before he retired in 1988. His hobbies included English history, reading good literature, playing bridge and gardening. Dick will be greatly missed by his family and friends.


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  • Created by: Janice Buchanan
  • Added: 15 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10624527
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Kenneth “Dick” Wortley (24 Sep 1929–12 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10624527, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Janice Buchanan (contributor 47625759) .