MOUNT VERNON — Lester E. “Lucky” Workman, 55, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, at his home.
He was born May 27, 1954, in Mount Vernon, a son of the late Lester R. and Deloris (Davis) Workman. Lester was a truck driver for Gordon Johnson and was a shade tree mechanic. He also was a race car driver.
Lester is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sharon (Durbin) Workman; sons, Dale (Melissa) Workman of Orient and Jamison Workman of Riverview, Fla.; a daughter, Heidi (Jason) Neagles of Marion; a stepson, Rick (Debbie) Miller Jr. of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren; a brother, Michael (Edna) Hederick of Greer; sisters, Barbara (Bret) VanHouten, Tonja Lynn Sheller, Carmen Awwiller, Ethel Davis, all of Mount Vernon, Pam Obyrener of Alabama and Louann Cole of Illinois; his canine companion, Blue; and many friends.
In addition to his parents, Lester was preceded in death by brothers, Mike and Frank Davis.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Lester E. Workman.