Joseph Lee Workman

Renick-Joseph Lee Workman, 98, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the Greenbrier Health Care Center, Lewisburg.

Born Aug. 25, 1921, at Chestnut Ridge, WV, he was the son of the late James Patrick and Mahalia Baldwin Workman.

Lee farmed his entire life and loved every minute of it. He was a life member of the Buffalo Trail Riders of Goshen, VA and the Percheron Horse Association of America.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 75 years, Ellen Jane Workman; children, Janice Brodt, David and Joseph Jerry Workman; brothers, James, Alfred and Clay Workman; sisters, Marzine McCoy, Cordelia Reinholt and Florra McMillion.

Survivors are children, Robert “Bob” Workman (Jill) of New Freedom, PA, Gary Pat Workman (Karole) of Laurel, DE and Pam Skidmore (Cindy) of Renick; sister, Jane Roach of Alta; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, Lewisburg, where Pastor Roger Alder officiated.

Burial followed in the Workman Family Cemetery, Renick.

Visitation was Monday evening, Sept. 9 at the funeral home.

Online guestbook may be signed at www.morganfh.net.

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