Lasting Memories

John Richard Wortham
April 25, 1957-July 5, 2018
Pleasanton, CA

John Richard Wortham, 61, of Pleasanton, California, passed away at his home on July 5, 2018, following a short battle with cancer.

Born on April 25, 1957, in Castro Valley, California, John attended Chabot College and Cal State East Bay, and served in the United States Marine Corps for three years.  He enjoyed reading, writing, singing in his church choir, playing guitar, Bible study, travel, and spending time with his family.  He worked for State Compensation Insurance Fund in Pleasanton for almost 15 years.

John is survived by his wife of 33 years, Gail Lynette; son, Ian Richard; step-mother, Dorothy Wortham; sister, Courtney Clements; brother, Edwin Wortham V (Cynthia); step-siblings Michael McGlynn, Jr. (Nafisa), Brian McGlynn, Kathleen McGlynn (Ann), Patricia Ketner (Darrell), and Jeanne Wurzel (Paul).

He was preceded in death by his father, Edwin Wortham IV; mother, Georgene Dawn Wise and step-sister, Ann McGlynn.