Ellis “Pee Wee” Workman

March 23, 1947 ‒ February 02, 2020

Galion, Ohio

Ellis “PeeWee” Workman, 72, of Galion passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born March 23, 1947 in Freeburn, Kentucky and was the son of Herman and Mary (Wolford) Workman. Ellis is survived by his wife of 42 years, Joyce (Duncan) Workman, whom he married on November 19, 1977.

During his working career, he worked as a machinist for LL Metals. Ellis enjoyed reading Western books and loved his dogs, Jasmine and JJ.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by son James Workman of Galion; daughter Ellisa (Mickey) Mills of Galion; two grandchildren, Ashanea and William Mills and a half-brother Hubert (Ruby) Workman of Kentucky.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Dewey Prater.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society serving Crawford County in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Ellis Workman, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.


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  • My condolences to Elissa James and Joyce our prayers are with you all. It’s been many years but I do have many good memories he was a good man . If you guys need anything plz let my family know. Love you guys

  • So sorry to hear about the loss of Pee Wee and sending my prayers and blessing to all the family.

  • Joyce I wanted to let you know I am thinking of you and sending prayers to you and your family as well.
    Much love Carol Coy.

  • Joyce James Crissy sorry for the
    Lost of pee we remember how he came over and ask if Mr beach had of the good tasteing wine he was always a wonderful friend