Claude "Michael" Worthen
Claude "Michael" Worthen, 48, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, October 8, 2017, at his residence in Murphysboro.
Michael was born on September 26, 1969, in Murphysboro, to Michael Worthen and Mary Darlene (Ford) Compton
He worked as a carpenter.
Mr. Worthen was a member of the Eagles at Chester, where he had been a D.J. He loved fishing and hunting and anything outdoors and anything involving music.
Michael is survived by two daughters and their husbands Victoria Brooke and Kyle Choate of Perryville, MO and Sara Lynn and Ray Maynard of Percy;
his mother and step father Mary and Thurmon Compton of Murphysboro;
five grandchildren Lillian, Aiden Devin, William, and Stanley;
one step son Ty Thompson of Walsh, IL;
two brothers and one sister Paul B. Compton of Belleville, Tami Compton of West Frankfort, and Andrew Compton and his wife Tammy Compton of Beaver Dam, KY;
one half brother Michael Worthen of Herrin;
his grandfather Claude Worthen and his wife Roberta Worthen of Murphysboro;
several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews;
and special friends Tony and Shannon Glaser and Keith and Crystal Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at Pettett Funeral Home and visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family. His body will be cremated and private gravesite services will be held at a later date. For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.