VeteranLyle Workman

Lyle D. Workman, 85, of Canton died at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

He was born Feb. 19, 1920, in Sheldons Grove, a son of Dewey and Eva Mae Stambaugh Workman.

He married Edna Harris on Feb. 25, 1950, in Browning. She survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Paul (and Jan) of Farmington, Dan (and Windy) and Jeff (and Joetta) both of Canton; one daughter Joyce (and Jim) Keefauver of Canton; three sisters, Audrey (and Donnie) Rining of Frederick, Betty Sego of Golden and Linda (Dwight) Eddington of Summum; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Tommy and Timmy, five brothers and two sisters.

He was a welder and dispatcher for Komatsu Dresser, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Assembly of God church in Canton.

He was a World War II Army veteran, serving with the 97th Quartermaster Railhead Company that landed on Omaha Beach in the Normandy Invasion on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He was a member of the Cuba American Legion Post #533.

Services were held Saturday at his church in Canton with Rev. Richard Wilkinson officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton, with military rites by his American Legion Post. Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to his church.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/5/2005

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