Russell L. Workman, Sr., age 69 of Lorain passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019. He was a Vietnam Veteran who retired from US Steel and the MetroParks. Russell loved fishing, hunting, being in nature, and shooting pool with his boys. He enjoyed making birdhouses and playing cards. Russell, or “Paw” as he was known to most, spread love and cheer and was a positive influence to all he met. He would do anything for anyone. Above all else, he was a great husband and a wonderful father.
Russell is survived by his wife of 50 years, Annie; son Russell, Jr. (Angel); grandchildren, Skyler Provence (Tonya), Robert Provence (Julia), Teresa Workman, and Shane McEachern (Hailee); great grandchildren, Ayden, Hunter, Matthew, and Lilly Provence; mother Myrtle Workman; sisters, Judy, Millie, and Caroline; and brothers, Okie, Farlin, and Richard.
He was preceded in death by his father John Workman; brother George Workman, and son, Craig Workman.
The family will receive friends at the Wyers- Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd., Sheffield Twp. on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8pm each day. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11am.