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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 16 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 16

(By Senators Kirkendoll, Stollings, Unger and Green)




Requesting the Division of Highways to name County Route 5/07, also known as Bulwark Ranch Road, that runs off County Route 5 in Logan County, the "Army PFC James Edward Workman Memorial Road".
     Whereas, PFC Workman was born on November 10, 1946, in Logan to Elbert and Lorraine Star Workman; and
     Whereas, PFC Workman married Elizabeth St. Clair on January 23, 1967, and had one daughter, Pamela Ann Workman; and
     Whereas, PFC Workman served in Company B, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division in the United States Army; and
     Whereas, PFC Workman was killed in action on May 23, 1969, in Kien Hoa, South Vietnam, and is buried in the Smith Cemetery; and
     Whereas, PFC Workman received the Purple Heart, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and National Defense Medal; and
     Whereas, PFC Workman received a GED and was a member of the Hannah Baptist Church; and
     Whereas, It is fitting to honor PFC Workman for his commitment, dedication and service to his country and his state and having made the ultimate sacrifice; therefore, be it
     Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name County Route 5/07, also known as Bulwark Ranch Road, that runs off County Route 5 in Logan County, the "Army PFC James Edward Workman Memorial Road"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the road as the "Army PFC James Edward Workman Memorial Road"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and the family of James Edward Workman.
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