Lynn "Roger" Workman

July 18, 1926 - September 30, 2014
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Lynn Rogers Workman, 88, of Galveston, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at The Meridian Care Center. He was born July 18, 1926 in League City, Texas, the youngest of three sons of Maude Madelyn Rogers and Frederick Edgar Workman. Roger was a lifelong resident of Galveston, a graduate of Ball High School, and served his country in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. He retired from the Santa Fe Railroad with 38 years of service as an engineer.

During his retirement years, Roger was a member of Harmony Lodge #6, AF & AM; the Scottish Rite of Galveston; El Mina Shrine Temple; Royal Order of Jesters Court #97; the El Mina Mini Patrol; the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; and Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church.

Roger was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Daisy Ann Smith Workman; and brothers, Thomas Edward and Claude Sherman Workman.

He is survived by his daughters, Carole Workman Coffey and husband, Grady; Lynne Workman Hendrix and husband, Joseph; and Leah Tinsley Mullins and husband, Russell; stepson, Kenneth Scott Tinsley and wife, Judy; grandchildren: Amy Coffey Badger and husband, Christopher; Arthur Andrew Coffey; Sara Hendrix Stone and husband, Craig; Kara Lee Mullins; Corey Mullins LaBuff and husband, Skyler; and Collin Russell Mullins; and great grandchildren, Madelyn Elizabeth and William Brian Badger.

Roger’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Monday, October 13th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. Per his wishes, Roger will be cremated.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Burns Hospital for children.

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Born: July 18, 1926
Died: September 30, 2014

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Richard Turner posted on11/30/-1

Sorry for the loss of your father. I'll remember all the hours and days we spent together on a locomotive , talking of the past, the world today, and what's up ahead. I'll miss Roger.

 

Debbie and Joe Aiello posted on11/30/-1

We're deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

 

Kathleen and Brian LaBuff posted on11/30/-1

Rojer will be greatly missed by our family. He told us a "You have a Grandfather" when Skyler and Corey Beth got married. Whe loved the times we had visiting and hearing Rojers stories. Our condolences to your family.

 

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