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.