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In Memory of

Cecil Earl Workman

September 20, 1924 - January 2, 2018

Obituary


Cecil Earl Workman, 93, went to be with the Lord, January 2, 2018, with family by his side. He resided at Cooks Hill Manor, in Centralia, Wash.
Cecil was born September 20, 1924, in West Virginia, to Oliver and Elizabeth (Damron) Workman. The family moved to Riffe, Wash., when he was eight months old. He married Eva Mae Eller in June of 1954, and they resided together in Onalaska, Wash.
He served in the army during WWII, until he was discharged on Christmas day in 1945. He received several bronze stars.
Cecil worked in the...

Cecil Earl Workman, 93, went to be with the Lord, January 2, 2018, with family by his side. He resided at Cooks Hill Manor, in Centralia, Wash.
Cecil was born September 20, 1924, in West Virginia, to Oliver and Elizabeth (Damron) Workman. The family moved to Riffe, Wash., when he was eight months old. He married Eva Mae Eller in June of 1954, and they resided together in Onalaska, Wash.
He served in the army during WWII, until he was discharged on Christmas day in 1945. He received several bronze stars.
Cecil worked in the logging industry until he retired from Champion International in 1986. He belonged to Western Union Baptist Church for most of his adult life and served as pastor for over 20 years.
He loved Jesus and his church family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years, but serving at his church is what he enjoyed most. He also loved his family and grandchildren very much.
Cecil was preceded in death by his wife Eva Mae; son, Michael; sisters, Ann, Mable, Carrie, Irene; and brothers, Ribern, Luther, Garley, and Reginald.
He is survived by daughters, Cindy West, and Carol (Rocky) Stanley; Grandchildren, Kyle, CJ (Jolene), and Carley Stanley, Andrew (Kaycie) and Kaitlin West; twin brother, Silas of Bellingham; special nephew Robert "Bob" Workman; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
A funeral Service is scheduled to begin at 11:30, Friday, January 12th, at The Western Union Baptist Church, in Silver Creek, Wash. Immediately following the service, interment will take place at Doss Cemetery, with full military honors. Reception will follow interment back at the church. In lieu of flowers, if you wish, donations may be made to your favorite charities.