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Richard D. Workman
On Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Richard (Dick) Workman passed away at the age of 78 in Edgewater, Florida. His wife Carol, his daughter Julie and his son in law Chris were by his side.
Richard was born in Concord, New Hampshire August 1, 1942, the son of Robert and Helen Workman.
Richard grew up in Concord, N.H. attending the elementary schools in the area and graduating from Concord High School in 1960. He attended Gunstock Junior College, shortly after graduation Dick joined the United States Coast Guard for 6 years. He served mostly in the New England area but ultimately was stationed on the ship Baritaria in Miami Florida during the Cuba Crisis.
After serving in the Coast Guard, Dick returned to Concord, N.H. where he met and married his wife Carol Berwick of Peacham, Vermont. They moved to Contoocook (Hopkinton) N.H. where he worked for the State of New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration, Bank of New Hampshire, and spent several years as a Deputy Sheriff. Dick was involved in the NRA, Lions Club, Ducks Unlimited and was a member of the Dustin’s Country Club where he enjoyed many years of playing golf.
In 2004, Dick and Carol retired to Edgewater, Florida where they have resided for the past 15 years. He became a member of the New Smyrna Beach Golf Club; he was a member of the Men’s League and the Couples League. Golf was his passion. When he was not golfing, he was playing the guitar, listening to country music and working on his wood lathe, when he was not doing that, he was watching his favorite team the Patriot’s win Super Bowls. Dick was a kind, giving person would give you the shirt off his back. He loved to tell jokes and stories about when he was in the Coast Guard.
He is predeceased by his father Robert & Helen Workman.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Workman, daughter Julie (Workman) Harris, Son-in- law Christopher Harris both of Annapolis, Maryland, and his brother Hal Workman of Concord, N.H.
Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Brothers Cremation Services. Online condolences may be sent to www.Balwincremation.com
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Richard Workman to:
The Alzheimer’s Association
By Mail:
Alzheimer’s Association | P.O. Box 96011 | Washington, DC 20090-6011
(insert note: donation allocation to Central and North Florida Chapter | Richard Workman)
Online at: alz.org
OR

The Edgewater Animal Shelter
605 Mango Drive
Edgewater Fl, 32132

Online at: edgewateranimalshelter.org


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  1. 30 Oct 2020
    Chris lit a candle:
    Lit since October 30, 2020 at 10:05:25 PM

  2. 24 Oct 2020
    Patricia Jennings says:
    Carol and Julie,
    I will always remember Dick’s wonderful sense of humor and his beautiful smile. He was a very special man, a great Dad, and a faithful and loving husband. He will be missed but May you find comfort in knowing he is at peace and free from suffering. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Love and Hugs!
    Patricia Jennings

  3. 24 Oct 2020
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  5. 24 Oct 2020
    Patricia Jennings lit a candle:
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  6. 23 Oct 2020
    Carol Workman lit a candle:
    Lit since October 23, 2020 at 10:34:59 PM

  7. 23 Oct 2020
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    Lit since October 23, 2020 at 10:33:00 PM

  8. 23 Oct 2020
    Christopher says:
    Dear Aunt Bud and Julie, So sorry to hear of Uncle Dicks passing, and want to send you both my warmest condolences. While reading over his wonderful obituary, it immediately brought me back to all the memorable times we all shared and enjoyed at Gram and Gramps in East Peacham. All the stories, laughs, food and endless fun games we all played. These memories warm the heart, and will always be a part of us.
    What ever was going on, and there was always a lot going on.. Uncle Dick as I recall, would always find time to join in the fun of everything that was happening, both with the adults and us kids.
    We were Blessed in so many ways.
    And Aunt Bud, I so often recall the time you and Uncle Dick were visiting us in Walpole NH. I was only around 5 years old if I remember correctly.. I remember walking down the long expansive lawn under the huge trees and you taught me the words and song of 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' as we walked. Its a memory I will never forget.
    with much warmth,
    Christopher Berwick

  9. 23 Oct 2020
    Julie Harris lit a candle:
    Lit since October 23, 2020 at 10:48:54 AM

  10. 23 Oct 2020
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    Lit since October 23, 2020 at 10:13:53 AM

  11. 23 Oct 2020
    Suzanne Horner says:
    Carol and Julie, was so sad to hear of Dick's passing. We have lots of fond memories. We will be thinking of you during this time. Love Dick and Suzanne Horner

  12. 22 Oct 2020
    Nancy Coake says:
    Carol and family: I am so sorry and shocked by Dick's passing. You were both such great neighbors. Sorry we lost touch. I loved Dick's sense of humor and I greatly appreciated the help I received after Ed's passing. He will be missed.

  13. 22 Oct 2020
    Nancy Coake says:
    Carol and Julie... So shocked and sorry to read of Dick's passing. You guys were the best of neighbors and "Charlie loved to come visit".
    Loved Dick's sense of humor and I greatly appreciated all the help he gave me after Ed's passing. He will be missed.

  14. 21 Oct 2020
    Debbie and Charlie Audet lit a candle:
    Lit since October 21, 2020 at 10:42:59 PM

  15. 21 Oct 2020
    Debbie and Charlie Audet says:
    Carol and Julie... I am so sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. He was a great guy and I loved working with him and then seeing him when they came to NH to visit. I will miss him. Thinking of you all at this time. Love, Debbie and Charlie Audet

  16. 21 Oct 2020
    Sandy and Guy Petell lit a candle:
    Lit since October 21, 2020 at 10:30:11 PM

  17. 21 Oct 2020
    Sandy and Guy Petell says:
    Dear Carol, Julie and Chris,
    We are so very saddened to hear of Dick's passing! Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Fun memories of times in Contoocook and Peacham will stay with us forever. Love Guy, Sandy and family

  18. 21 Oct 2020
    Bob and Brenda Demary lit a candle:
    Lit since October 21, 2020 at 10:50:30 PM

  19. 21 Oct 2020
    Mary McGahan says:
    I worked at the court house when Dick was a Ballif. One of my favorite. Always a gentleman and kind. Was very sad to learn of his passing. May he Rest In Peace Sympathy to his family. BG6 N

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