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Rody Howard Workman

November 22, 1952 ~ October 29, 2019 (age 66)


Rody Howard Workman, 66 of Wayne, WV passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at University of Kentucky Hospital. Services will be held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Ridgelawn Abbey of Devotion. Burial will follow.  The family will receive friends on Sunday from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at Beard Mortuary. He was born November 22, 1952 in Huntington, WV the son of the late Jack W. and Thelma Yon Workman. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Jane Workman. Rody was a Vietnam veteran and served his country in the U.S. Army. Among his various jobs he was a Community Service Officer, he worked at Columbia Gas, former owner of Nicks News and Card Shop and was a security officer at the Cabell County Court House. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Brenda Gail Flesher Workman; a daughter, Wendy Workman Alexander of Proctorville, OH; two grandchildren, Alexis Ann and William Nickey Alexander; a brother, Larry G. (Sue) Workman, Sr. and his family, a brother-in-law, Steve Flesher; and his fur babies, Max and Holly. Those who wish may make a memorial Contribution to a local animal rescue of choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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November 3, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Beard Mortuary
3001 Third Avenue
Huntington, WV 25702

Funeral Service
November 3, 2019

2:00 PM
Ridgelawn Memorial Park
5547 West Pea Ridge Road
Huntington, WV 25705

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