J.W. Whitworth, age 68, of Midway in Hot Spring County, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at his home.

J.W. Whitworth, age 68, of Midway in Hot Spring County, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at his home. He was born March 20, 1944, in Clark County, the son of the late Walter and Mary Ellen Ray Whitworth. He was retired from Reynolds Metal Company Patterson Plant and a U.S. Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Alvin Whitworth, James Whitworth, Calvin Whitworth; and one sister, Alene James.

Survivors include two sons, Clint Whitworth and wife, Gena of Midway, Jason Whitworth and fiancée, Shenna Stephens of Benton; one daughter, Kelly Whitworth of Friendship; one brother, Carroll Whitworth of Manchester, England; two sisters, Euna Sue Roberts of Atkins, and Reba McKenny of Grand Prairie, Texas; and three grandchildren, Jen, Emily and Amber.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 25, in the Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Chapel with Brother Tim Hale officiating. Burial will be in the Richwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home. Sign the online guestbook at www.ruggleswilcox.com.