James Workman

Obituary of James E Workman

James E. Workman, 67, of Vermilion, died Sunday, December 12, 2021 at his home after a sudden illness. He was born August 17, 1954 in Lorain and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 65 years moving from Elyria. James worked as a Mechanical Mill Wright for US Steel for 35 years retiring in 2009. He was a member of Mt. Harvest Church of God, Milan, Steel Workers Union, and the NRA. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting, woodworking, cooking and barbecuing. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He will be remembered for being kind, generous, and always willing to lend a helping hand. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Enith (nee Mendez) Workman of Vermilion; son, James F (Jessica) Workman of Vermilion, grandsons, Noah and Zackary Workman; brothers, David Workman of Youngstown, Bob (Melanie) Workman of Baytown, TX, Tim Workman of FL and Matt (Laura)Workman of Baytown, TX; and his sister, Ester Cutlip of Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents, James O. and Belva (nee Belcher) Workman; sister, Diane Underwood; and his half sister, Wanda Barton. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Funeral services will be Friday, December 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The Reverend Carl Woodyard will officiate. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion. The family suggests memorial contributions to Mt. Harvest Church of God, 150 State Rte 113 W, Milan, OH 44846 or Rainbow Babies And Children's Hospital, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106. Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
Thursday
16
December

Visitation 1

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
Friday
17
December

Service Information

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Friday, December 17, 2021
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
Friday
17
December

Interment Information

11:00 am
Friday, December 17, 2021
Maple Grove Cemetery
8114 Cemetery Road
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
Share Your Memory of
James