WILLIAMSBURG - Alan I. Workman, born Feb. 5, 1924, in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., passed away on Jan. 5, 2012.
He was the son of the late David and Ethel Workman. He came to the Newport News area as a member of the armed forces during World War II. While in Newport News, he met and married his wife of over 66 years, Audrey Epstein.
After the end of World War II, he owned Quality Window Products, Inc., in Newport News. Upon retirement, he and his beloved wife moved to Kingsmill in Williamsburg. He was an avid golfer, occasionally shooting his age and finally in his 80s had his first hole-in-one. He was a member of Rodef Sholom Temple for over 60 years and was active in the Jewish community.
Mr. Workman is survived by his beloved wife, Audrey (Bootsie); his sons, David (Patricia) and Mark (Barbara); his grandchildren, Benjamin (Jamie), Lauren (Nathaniel), Sarah and Elliott; and his great-grandchildren, Ava, Jacob, and Grace.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, at Rodef Sholom Temple. Interment will follow at the Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula, in Hampton. The family will then return to the residence. Shiva will be observed at 7 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at the family residence.
In honor of his memory, contributions may be made to Rodef Sholom Temple, 318 Whealton Rd., Hampton, VA 23666; or to a charity of your choice
His greatest joy was his family, who will dearly miss him.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.