Pat “Toby” Sherman

Toby was born in West Virginia. He received an undergraduate degree from Fairmont State College and a graduate degree from the University of Virginia. Toby retired from Bedford County Schools after 35 years as a teacher, coach, director, and principal.

He is married to Barbara N. Sherman, a professor and former administrator at Liberty University. They have four children and 12 grandchildren.

He and his wife were caregivers for each of their parents and, as a result, have been hospice volunteers for several years. They are active members of Thomas Road Baptist Church. Toby is also an active member of Gideon’s International. He has been a part of the Tharp Funeral Home Family for the past 16 years.