Services for Harlan Gene Workman, 78, of the Charleston community of Dawson Springs, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Beshear Funeral Home in Dawson Springs.

The Rev. Patrick Yates and Kent Workman will officiate. Burial will follow in Dunn Cemetery.

Mr. Workman passed into the heavenly realm on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Baptist Health Medical Center.

He was born June 9, 1941, the son of the late Erbie Allen and Susie Henrietta Furgerson Workman.

Mr. Workman was a graduate of Charleston High School in 1959 and Draughan’s Business College of Hopkinsville in 1961. He had been previously employed by Ottenheimer and Co. in Dawson Springs, the Princeton Hosiery Mill and Southland Rexell in Madisonville. He served as a deacon at Charleston Missionary Baptist Church. He loved researching genealogy, fishing with his sons, family reunions and outdoor activities with his wife.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Timothy Paul Workman, in 1973; a grandson, Gabriel Rogers-Workman, in 1998; as well as his parents; two sisters, Lois Howard and Lena Stewart; and one brother, Carlton Workman.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Burniece (Pollard) Workman; two sons, Monte (Darla) Workman and Greg (Johnna) Workman, all of Dawson Springs; three grandchildren, Austin, Kaitlyn, and Ashley Workman, all of Dawson Springs; a brother, Joe (Nancy) Workman of Dawson Springs; a sister, Rita (Gayle) Nelson of Dawson Springs; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Active pallbearers will be Wayne Workman, Jimmy Stewart, Larry Stewart, Austin Workman, Jordan Adams, and Dennis Farris. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Workman, Gayle Nelson, Ben Thomas, and Tyler McKinney.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s charity of choice.