Leroy Golden Haworth, 76
MT. JULIET -- Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, May 30 at the Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mr. Haworth, 76.
Known as "Lee" to his family and friends, the U.S. Navy veteran died May 28, 2010.
A well-known real estate broker/owner of Century 21 Haworth Homes in Hermitage for some 20 years before retiring, he was an avid golfer and a member of West Hills Baptist Church.
Services were conducted by Brother Jonas Taylor. Interment followed at Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin.
Survivors include: his wife of 42 years Fran Haworth; children Cindy Denny, Patricia (Chris) Delaney, Debbie (Darryl) Derryberry and Eddie (Stephanie) Haworth.
Also surviving are grandchildren: Kristi (Johnny) Leathers, Misty Senter, Wanda (Joey) Wilson, Shannon Derryberry and Andy Martin; great-grandchildren Zoe Stout Haworth, Brodie Haworth, Lane Senter, Aadin Leathers, Kaitlyn, Kourtney, and Joseph Wilson; sisters, Florence Boland, Mary Hawn and Elsie Cook.
Mr. Haworth was preceded in death by father Richard Golden Haworth; mother Nellie Foster Haworth; siblings Frank Haworth, Bill Haworth and Rachel Edmiston; son Michael Haworth and great-granddaughter Reagan Leathers.
Pallbearers: Andy Perry, Bubba Jenkins, Jack Bracey, Jack Stanfill, Jim Gilbert, Wallace Byron, Dan Hosse and Walter Ware. Honorary: William Jones, Robert Nelson, Joe Miles, Ronnie Johnson, Ken Rigsby, Brian Lay, Rick Hardin, Chet Melvin and Brett Karstens.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to West Hills Baptist Church Building Fund.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.