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Worth Gordon Surratt

ASHEBORO — Worth Gordon Surratt, age 73, of Asheboro passed away on January 17, 2024 at the Randolph Hospice House.

Mr. Surratt was born in Thomasville on Aug. 22, 1950, to James and Lucy Lambeth Surratt and attended Farmer School. He was a member of Mt. Shepherd Church.

Gordon was formerly employed with Cattleman Steakhouse, Golden Corral, Western Steer, Pugh Lubricants, Briles Oil & Gas, and most recently Strider Buick, and was the former owner of Pappy’s Porch in Thomasville, GA. 

In addition to his parents, Gordon was preceded in death by his brother, Roger Surratt. 
Gordon was a hard worker and always had to be involved in something. He was a people person who never met a stranger.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sarah Bailey Surratt; son, Worth Randall “Randy” Surratt and wife Cheryl of Asheboro; daughters, Fredda Surratt Otero and husband Luis of Asheboro, Ashley Surratt and boyfriend Jessie Standridge of Asheboro; grandchildren, Kayla Jankowski and husband Max, Worth Cameron Surratt, Eve Surratt, Nathan Otero, and Nicolas Otero; siblings, Judy Surratt Lockhart of Jackson, FL, Penny Surratt Elrod and husband Bill of Baxley, GA, Eddie A. Surratt and wife Sandy of Asheboro, Gayle Surratt Cook and husband Bart of Gulfport, MS, Jaimie Surratt Vuncannon and husband Steve of Farmer, and Vicki Surratt Lavender and husband Charlie of Trinity; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, from 6-8 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. 

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Shepherd Church, 844 Mt. Shepherd Road in Asheboro, with Pastor Ricky McCranie and Pastor Justin Curry officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to:
— St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
— Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
— Randolph Hospice House, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27203.