Thomas Ray Workman

Thomas Ray Workman, 59, passed away at home Jan. 10, 2020 after a brave battle with cancer. Tommy was born July 28, 1960, to George Andy and Fern Workman in American Falls, ID. He grew up in American Falls and attended schools there. He attained his love of life and family early by working with Dad and brothers on the garbage route. After working at several jobs in the area he went to work at Double L. At the time of his death he was working as a private contractor for the US post office.

Tommy was an avid hunter and fisherman; he liked gardening, bowling, raising chickens and geese. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion.

Tommy married the love of his life Teresa on July 2, 1995. Melissa and Amanda joined their union and they became a family. A grandson James joined the family in 2005. His namesake Layla Ray Myers was born in 2017. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

Tom made friends easily as his coworkers would agree. He was helpful to anyone in need.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Margaret, and both sets of grandparents.

He is survived by his wife Teresa, children, Melissa Korrell, American Falls; Amanda (Brittan Myers), North Pole, Alaska; mother-in-law Barbara Young, American Falls; and grandchildren James (the boy) and Layla Ray; brothers Don (Jan), Spokane, WA; Leon (Vicki), Willspoint, TX; Ray (Terry), Gary (Tawna), and Joe, of American Falls; Roger (Retta), Aberdeen; sisters Marcia Roads (Fred) and Vicki Weisenburger, American Falls; and Rita Darrah (Buck), Blackfoot; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 15, 2020, at Davis-Rose Mortuary and at 10 a.m. Jan. 16, 2020, at the Rockland LDS Church with the funeral at 11 a.m. Burial will be at the Falls View Cemetery, in American Falls. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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