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J.D. CHARLES, Staff Writer

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LOGAN, W.Va. — William “Dock” Workman, 78, of Logan, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, September 27, 2012, at his residence.

Born March 3, 1934, in Logan, he was a son of the late Gilbert and Iva Workman of Logan. Also preceding him in death was his first wife, Edith “Cookie” Workman; one daughter, Karen Sue Gibson; one grandson, James Smith; six brothers, Troy, Duck, Toad, Arvil, Roy and Woodrow, and three sisters, Tootie, Genevia and Virgie.

Dock was a retired coal miner and a loving, father, husband, friend and Christian.

Survivors include his wife, Etta Jane Workman; sons Jerry (Connie) Workman and Richard (Elizabeth) Workman, both of Logan, and Kelly Workman of Daytona, Fla.; daughters, Angie (Billy) Vinson and Misty (Shawn) Watkins, both of Logan, and Pamela (Robert) Blair of South Carolina; step-daughters, Mary (Bryan) Akers and Irene (Kevin) Akers, both of Logan;, step-son, Elbert Workman of Logan; one brother, Tom (Sue) Moultrie of Georgia; 21 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted at noon Tuesday, October 2, at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Randy Lee, Richard Workman and Rocky Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.

Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jerry, Rick and Kelly Workman, Billy Vinson, Robert Blair, Shawn Watkins and Jack Gibson.

Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons.

James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of arrangements.

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