David William Workman

January 6, 2021
David William Workman

David William Workman, 96 of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday January 6, 2021 at the Country Club Retirement Center. He was born May 6, 1924 in Bellaire, Ohio. A son of the late Karl and Viola (Linard) Workman.

He was a self-employed contractor and previously worked at Loy’s Building Center. He was a WW II Veteran, a member of the Belmont Presbyterian Church in Key Ridge, Ohio, where he served as an Elder ,the American Shorthorn Association, Eastern Ohio Shorthorn Association, and Ohio Shorthorn Breeders Association, past Board of Director of Ohio Shorthorn Association, Member of the Honor Flight Network of Columbus, Ohio where he flew to Washington D.C. and was able to view all of the memorials. He was an avid Ohio State Fan. David enjoyed attending all county and state fairs and all Shorthorn events, where he was most proud when watching his grandchildren and great grandchildren show their animals. For the last 18 years, he gave all his great grandchildren a quarter every time he saw them as a way for them to remember him. David will be missed as he was the Patriarch of the Workman Family Farm, Key Ridge Shorthorn Farm.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Zelda Mae (Winzenreid) Workman, son in law, Armando Perez, two brothers, George and Carl Dwight Workman, a sister, Juanita Kirkland.

David is survived by his three children, Marjorie Perez of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Richard Workman of Bellaire, Ohio and Robert (Ladonna) Workman of Bellaire, Ohio four grandchildren, Jeff Workman, Becky (Corey) Betts, Brent (Leanne) Workman, and Michelle (Brian) Brennan and eight great grandchildren Alyssa and Sierra Betts, Jacob, Joshua and Caleb Brennan, Breanne, Gage and Cooper Workman.

Family and friends will be received at the Care Funeral Home and Cremation Specialists 204 W. Main Street, St. Clairsville, Ohio on Monday January 11, 2021 from 11am until the time of service at 1:30pm with Pastor Nancy DeStefano officiating.

Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Colerain, Ohio.

Share your thoughts and memories with the family at carechapel.com. Memorial Contributions may be made to Belmont Presbyterian Church, Key Ridge, Ohio at TMCFunding.com


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  • January 07, 2021
    Larry and Lillian Siebieda says:
    To all the Workman family, Sorry to hear of the passing of your Father, grandfather/great-grand father. We particularly thank him for his service to this country. May he rest in peace and we will pray for peace for your hearts.

  • January 08, 2021
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of David William Workman, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Veteran, David William Workman, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †