BUCKHANNON — Gerald R. Workman, 66, of French Creek, died Saturday, May 20, 2017 at his home. He was born March 145, 1951, in Weston, a son of the late George Lloyd and Media Harris Workman. Surviving are his companion, Debra Woody, of French Creek; one son, Gerard Workman, of Buckhannon; four daughters, Kristy Hall and husband Dusty, of Weston, and Misty Mersier and husband Pierre, Whitney Knipe and husband Franklin and Danielle Workman, all of Buckhannon; one stepdaughter, Misty Woody, of Fairmont; 10 grandchildren; one stepgrandson; one brother, Gary Workman, of Walkersville, and one sister, Patty Workman, of Harrisonburg, Va. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one stepson, Chris Woody; five brothers, Howard, Junior, Eddie, Mack and Gale Workman and three sisters, Joy Workman, Judy Hinkle and Betty Ann Smith.
Friends will be received Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Wease Day officiating. Burial will follow in the Beechtown Cemetery in Frenchton. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. The family would like to send a special thanks to the staff at WV Hospice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.