Fred was born in Fairchance, Pennsylvania. Fred spent most of his life in Courtland, Ohio. He was a member of the Bazzetta Ohio Volunteer Fire Department. He was learning to be a pilot, loved camping and loved taking his 25-foot cabin cruiser, called the Kimmyjo, out boating.
Fred married his wife, Beverly, in 1983 and moved to Florida the same year. He was a tool and dye machinist. He worked 17 years for Packard Electric in Warren, Ohio, 10 years for Lockheed Martin and 10 years for the Blue Sky Dye Company. Fred was a member of the Moose Lodge No. 766 and the First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden.
He was preceded in death by parents, Earl and Sarah Workman; and a granddaughter, Tiffany.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly, of 33 years; daughter, Kimberly Largen, of Ohio; sister, Dee Bilchack, of Ohio; stepdaughter, Becky (Robert) Martin; stepsons, Joseph (Carolyn) Combs, Jeffery Combs and David Combs; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in memory of Fred W. Workman to The First United Methodist Church Memorial Garden, 125 N. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden, Florida 34787.