Byrd Workman Jr was born October 18, 1943 in Logan, West Virginia to Byrd and Ruth (Johnson) Workman. He passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in Enid, Oklahoma at the age of 76.
Mr. Workman had been a resident of the Okemah area for more than 20 years. He and Malinda Collins were married October 2, 1965 in Logan, West Virginia. Mr. Workman was a retired mechanical engineer who enjoyed working on electronics and televisions and racing cars. He also worked as a paramedic for a fire department and attended the First Baptist Church of Weleetka.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Linda Baisden.
He is survived by his wife, Malinda Workman of the home; one son, Joseph Workman and wife Marla of Okemah; one daughter, Michelle Workman of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; his brother, Richard Baisden and wife Patricia of Harts, West Virginia; three sisters, Connie Marsh, Hester Ann Hodge and Kathy Carroll all of Logan, West Virginia; six grandchildren; Ashley Workman-Ketchum and husband Kirby, April Anna Workman, Amber Joe Workman-Hayes and husband Jackson, Brandon Joseph Workman, Steven Tillery, and Larissa Tillery; five great-grandchildren; Kimberly Ketchum, Mercedes Campbell, Braxton Ketchum, Ivy Merrel and Paden Hayes.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, September 10, 2020 with Elbert Collins Jr officiating at Freeman Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Collins Family Cemetery, Buck Fork of Harts, WV.
Visitation will be on Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 11:00 am til 1:00 pm at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.
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