Petersburg Observer, 1914
Bids Adieu to Life at 87 - Mr. Joseph Quincy Adams Workman Passes Away at the Home of His Daughter, Mrs. Henry Baum, Friday - Died, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Henry Baum, near Tice, Friday, November 20, 1914, Mr. Joseph Quincy Adams Workman, aged 87 years. The decedent was a native of Kentucky. His wife passed to her reward last April. Together they had walked for over 62 years, and they were separated by death only a few months. The decedent is survived by a son and two daughters, eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He had lived a useful life and died in the faith and hope of the gospel. His declining days were made as pleasant as possible by the kind ministrations of his daughter, Mrs. H. Baum, with whom he lived. The funeral was held last Sunday afternoon at his late home, conducted by Rev. Henry Love of Indian Point. Interment at Rose Hill cemetery.