Henry Edward Worrells Jr., 95, of Cape Coral, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Hope Hospice, Cape Coral. He was a retired lithographer and a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service.
He entered the U.S. Navy Nov. 24, 1936, in Richmond, Va., and served until his retirement, Dec. 1, 1958, as a Fleet Reserve Assistant. During his tenure with the Navy, he served aboard several ships, including the USS Canacao, USS Augusta, USS Alcor and he was awarded two Bronze Stars.
He was born June 2, 1918, in Marbury, Md., to Henry E. Worrells Sr. and Ruth A. Worrells.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Anne Worrells, on Aug. 10, 1997.
He is survived by a niece, Dorothy Wakulich of Miami, Fla., and a brother, Albert Worrells of Bonita, Calif.
A graveside memorial service with Navy honors will be held at 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 1589 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers.
Online condolences and remembrances may be sent at www.fortmyersmemorial.com