SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman/Chief Exec Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Shares 12,415,982(1) I By JDEL, Inc.(1)
Common Shares 2,428,312(2) I By the Porter Rardin trust f/b/o John P. McConnell and Margaret Kollis(2)
Common Shares 1,166,539 D
Common Shares 22,427(3) I As custodian for his son, J. H. McConnell, II
Common Shares 25,662(3) I custodian for his daughter, J.R. McConnell
Common Shares 23,206(3) I Custodian for son, P. W. McConnell
Common Shares 3,824(3) I Custodian for son, C.R.McConnell
Common Shares 3,053(3) I By Spouse, Amy McConnell, as custodian for son, Luke A. Edmonds
Common Shares 118,000 I By The McConnell Family Trust
Common Shares 255,875 I By The Margaret R. McConnell Trust f/b/o Margaret Kollis
Common Shares 15,846(4) I By 401(k) Plan Worthington Industries, Inc. Deferred Profit Sharing Plan)(4)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Purchase) $20.21 07/01/2008 A 100,000 07/01/2009(5) 06/30/2018 common shares 100,000 $0.00 100,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. These Common Shares are held of record by JDEL, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("JDEL"). JDEL is a wholly-owned sbusidiary of JMAC, Inc., a private investment company substantially owned, directly or indirectly, by John P. McConnell and certain entities with whom John P. McConnell is affiliated. Effective May 2, 2008, following the death of John H. McConnell, the directors of JDEL granted John P. McConnell sole voting power and sole investment power with respect to these Common Shares.
2. These Common Shares are held by The Porter Rardin Trust f/b/o John P. McConnell and Margaret Kollis. Following the death of John H. McConnell, John P. McConnell may be deemed to have acquired shared voting and dispositive power with respect to such Common Shares by virtue of his right of prior approval of the voting and dispositive powers held by the independent corporate trustee.
3. The account is enrolled in the Company's dividend reinvestment plan and the amount listed is the most up-to-date information available.
4. Amount listed is the most up-to-date information available regarding holdings in the Company Plan Fund which invests in Common Shares of the Company.
5. This non-qualified stock option was granted out of the Worthington Industries, Inc. 2003 Stock Option Plan and vests at 20% per year beginning on the first anniversary of the grant date. Date listed is the first day any portion of the option will vest. Additional portions of 20% of the option vest annually on 07/01/2010, 07/01/2011, 07/01/2012, and 07/01/2013.
/S/ Dale T. Brinkman, as attorney-in-fact for John P. McConnell 07/02/2008
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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