September 16, 2018

ELMER LEE WORKMAN, 97, of Fountain Valley, Calif., formerly of Kenova, W.Va., passed away September 9, 2018. He was born April 23, 1921, in Kenova, W.Va., a son of Millard Workman and Rebecca Riggs. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, one sister and his daughter, Catherine Shortridge. Elmer leaves behind the love of his life, his wife of 78 years, Dorsey June Pack Workman; his son, Michael Workman (Burma); his daughter, Donna White (Ed); and his son-inlaw, Stephen Shortridge. Also surviving are his four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Argie Workman (Alma); one sister, Lelia Ross; his sister-in-law, Wilma Workman; and many nieces and nephews. He was a wonderful storyteller and he loved to sing. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in WWII. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 21, 2018, at Docks Creek Cemetery in Kenova, W.Va. Military Rites will be performed by American Legion Post 93 Honor Guard and the U.S. Navy. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.

Update hourly