Herbert Workman of Fort Gay

Herbert Workman, 80, of Ft. Gay, W.Va., went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 12, 2011 at his home. He was born January 14, 1931 in Greenbrier County, W.Va. Never knowing his parents, he was raised in an orphanage and later moved to Wayne County. Herbert lived in a specialized care home with his caregiver Grace Wallace and her husband, Curtis, and roommate Paul Wilson for 11 years. Before coming to the Wallace home, Herbert lived in an adult family care home in Ft. Gay with Vivian Hoosier and her husband for 23 years. Herbert had many friends: Tony and Nora Jean and their daughter Brittany, Troy and wife Alena, Justin, Sara, and Michael Wallace, Paula Curtis, and two special friends Shawn Wallace and Bill Caldwell. Graveside services were conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Elmwood Cemetery, Wayne, with Brother Johnson Queen officiating. Johnson Tiller Funeral Home is honored to serve Mr. Workman.