Estel W. Westbrook

May 20, 1925 - July 17, 2009
Estel W. Westbrook

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Estel W. Westbrook, 84, of Hebron Rd., Hendersonville, died Friday, July 17, at the Elizabeth House. A native of Grant, Michigan, he was a son of the late Harvey and Anna Westbrook and attended Grant High School. He served in the U.S. Navy Armed Guard during WW II. Before moving to Hendersonville he retired from San Mold Systems of Newaygo Mi.He has been a resident of Hendersonville since 1987 and was an assistant at Crooked Creek Golf Course. He was a life member of the VFW, the American Legion and the Cooties. Estel was also a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Mr. Westbrook is survived by his wife of 64 years, Barbara Westbrook; four children, Sally A. Deems and her husband Robert of Ravenna, MI, Terry E. Westbrook and his wife Bonnie of Grand Rapids, MI, Diana K. Merritt and her husband Dennis of Pierson, MI and Peggy L. Carver and her husband Steve of Balsam, NC; his brother, Willis John Westbrook currently living in Florida; ten grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, July 20, at Calvary Baptist Church. Rev. Ken Mason will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 PM Sunday, July 19, at Shuler Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Elizabeth House, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Monday, July 20, 2009
12:00 AM

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2501 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • July 19, 2009
    Irmi Beck says:

  • July 19, 2009
    Milam Wall says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of Estel's family and loved ones. What an example of humility, respect, and love for others!

  • July 19, 2009
    Adam Shipman says:
    Estel and Barb have been wonderful to me and my family since my grandmother introduced us to them. They were there for us when my grandmother died, and I love them for that. Estel is in a better place, and I'll be praying for Barb, and the rest of the family.

  • July 21, 2009
    Maxie Staton says:
    Barb, So sorry about your husband. just checked the paper and saw this I hope you are doing well.If there is anything I can do for you please call me. Sincerely Maxine

  • July 21, 2009
    Cheryl Gordon Hensley says:
    Barb, We worked together at the Fresh Market many years ago. I was sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.