The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


November 14, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, November 15, 2012


Donald Roy Williams

Donald Roy Williams, 71, of  Pax, died Nov. 12, 2012, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington.

Born Aug. 8, 1941, at Clear Creek, he was the son of the late Sherman  and Orfice Wriston Williams. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Scarbrough Williams; a son, Paul David Williams; son-in-law, Cecil Williams; sister, Millie Wilson; and brothers, Ronald Williams and Glen Williams.

He was a retired coal miner for Consol Coal.

Mr. Williams was a member of the Pax Worship Center and UMWA Local #1330.  

Surviving: sons, Dwayne Williams and wife Judy, and Gary Williams and wife Renee, all of Pax; daughters, Theresa Tyree and husband Robert, Rebecca Pritt and husband Charlie, and Sandra Williams, all of Pax; brothers, Thurmond Williams and Ricky Williams, both of Pax; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 16,  at 1 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope with Pastor Dwayne Williams and Pastor Darrell Ewing officiating. Burial will be at Willis Branch Community Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.           

David Workman

David Lee “Dave” Workman, 25, of Lansing, died Nov. 11, 2012, at CAMC General Division, Charleston.

Born June 30, 1987, at Beckley, he was the son of John Workman and the late Lisa Renee Tincher Workman, who preceded him in death in 2001.

Dave shared a “gift of life” by being an organ donor and because of his generous gift many lives will be enriched.

He worked in construction at various coal mines in West Virginia.  

Surviving: his father, John Workman and stepmother Donna of Lansing; brothers, Dennis Workman and wife Julie of Lansing, and John Workman Jr. of Kentucky; nephews, Jacob Workman, James Workman, Casey Workman, and Isaac Workman; grandmother, Josephine Workman of Lansing; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Paul Gene Syner officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville.

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