WARREN - Clyde Clark Workman, 89, passed quietly away on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, after a long illness.
He was born on Aug. 24, 1924, in Warren, the son of the late Alexander and Bessie Cracraft Workman.
Clyde had worked for Niles Glass for five years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 12 years, and finally retired from Brainard Steel as a steelworker.
He was a longtime member of the DAV Chapter #11, Purple Heart Chapter #606, Vienna Amvets Post #290 and American Legion Post #700. He was an avid boater and enjoyed watching old Western movies.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European African Middle Eastern Theaters. He was part of Company D 179th Infantry Regiment and received two Purple Hearts after being wounded in France.
Memories of Clyde will be carried on by brother George E. (Doris) Workman Sr. of Newton Falls, several nieces and nephews, plus many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Marjorie, Hazel and Elsie; and brothers, Russell and Fred.
Family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at McFarland & Son Funeral Home in Warren. Services will be at 2 p.m. with Chaplain Robert H. Brothers officiating. Clyde will then be honored for his military service by the Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard.
His family suggests contributions in Clyde's honor be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5000 E. Market St., Suite 19, Warren, OH 44484, or Disabled American Veterans, Trumbull County Chapter #11, 2044 Youngstown Road S.E., Warren, OH 44484.
Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co., 271 North Park Ave., Warren, OH 44481, 330-393-9621. To view this obituary lease, send condolences and order flowers, visit McFarlandCares.com.