Alan J. Gorman

July 25, 1961 – Oct. 18, 2021


Alan J. Gorman, 60, of Martinsburg, died Monday morning at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, after a battle with COVID-19. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of Roland “Sonny” Gorman and the late Rose (Eger) Gorman.

He married Karen K. Mapes in 1983.

Alan is survived by his wife; three daughters: Jessica Kidd of Sproul, Andrea Gorman of Martinsburg and Samantha Imler (Jordan) of Blue Knob; four grandchildren: Diamond Dotzler, Bella Kidd, Gannon Imler and Barrett Imler; and seven siblings: Wes Gorman (Jackie) of North Carolina, Irene Kies (Greg) of Delaware, Mark Gorman (Connie) of Woodbury, John Gorman (Melinda) of Altoona, Helen Miller (Robert) of Florida, Guy Gorman (Valerie) of Hanover and Robin Felix (Brian) of Altoona.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Gorman.

Alan was a 1979 graduate of Central High School. He was the previous owner of Gorman Mobile Milling and was currently employed at Pleasant View Farm. Alan helped on many local farms lending a hand to fellow farmers in their time of need. He loved John Deere tractors and has collected several: a “4,” “D,” “40” and a “3020.” He enjoyed splitting wood, golfing and growing potatoes.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at Meadow View Farms, located behind Long’s Outpost outside of Martinsburg.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct 23, 2021, at Martinsburg Church of God. Interment will be made in Fairview Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring.

Contributions in Alan’s memory may be given to Bedford County Humane Society, 182 Bohn Road, Bedford.