Donald Ray Workman, 76, of Titusville, FL passed away June 20, 2019 at Rockledge Memorial Hospital after his relentless fight with cancer.
Don was born in Jeffery, WV to Elba Workman and Blanche Spencer of Hewitt’s Creek, WV. He is preceded in death by his parents, his older brother Doug Workman and granddaughter Kirstin Hope.
Don graduated from Scott High School in West Virginia in 1960. After high school he enlisted into the Army as an Infantryman and served two tours in Vietnam earning the Air Medal with “v” device for his heroic actions near An Khe in 1965.
After exiting the service Don married Claudia Morris of Miami, FL and had two children, Kimberly Ann Workman and Donald Ray Workman Jr. They divorced after 18 years of marriage. In January of 1987 Don married Robin Klebesadel of Rockledge, FL and had two more children Marie Lynette Sullivan and Roxanne Lee Workman.
Shortly after their youngest daughter’s birth they moved to Teton Valley, Idaho where they lived for 25 years. To enjoy his retirement, the family moved back to Titusville, FL in October of 2011 where they continue to live today.
He was passionate about his family, his service to this great nation as well as an advocate for Vietnam Veterans and doing anything outdoors. He loved riding horses and motorcycles and absolutely adored his grandchildren; Shane, Ainsley, Alexis, Bradley, Jonathon, Brooklyn, Christian, Barley, Gunner, Emmalyn, Carson.
He had a profound impact on every person he ever met and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Robin, his children Kim Workman, (Anthony Martin), Donnie Workman and family, Marie Sullivan, (Josh), and Roxanne Workman, (Devin Gust). Along with many nieces, nephews and friends who loved him and considered him to be one of the most influential figures in their lives.
His service will be held at Newcomer Cremations and Funerals in Titusville, FL on Saturday June 29, 2019. A celebration of life will be held immediately following at Fox Lake. If you would like to send donations, Don has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.