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Robert Henry Westerfield

September 23, 1923May 21, 2017
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Robert “Newt” Westerfield, 93, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2017, First Baptist Church, Crawford, Texas, with Reverend Jerry Walters and Pastor Tom Beers presiding, interment to follow in St. Paul Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 23, 2017, Cole Funeral Home, McGregor.

Newt was born on September 23, 1923 to Henry and Clara Spross Westerfield in Prairie Chapel Community, Crawford, Texas. He married Monta Fay Wehmeyer on November 26, 1953 in Waco. Newt worked with General Tire for 34 years, and was a farmer and rancher in Crawford. Baseball was his passion when he was young. His hobbies were farming, ranching, and being with his children and grandchildren.

Mr. Westerfield was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters; and three brothers.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Monta Fay; daughter, Darlene Bullard and husband, Jeff, of Crawford; sons, Mike Westerfield and Shirley, of Crawford and Randy Westerfield and, Jonetta Meek, of Crawford; grandchildren; Matt and Beth Westerfield, Amanda Jones, Brittney Maness and husband, David, Brian Westerfield and wife, Lauren, Tyler Bullard and wife, Jessica, Justin Bullard, Preston Meek, Brian Nystrom and wife, Tandra, Adam Nystrom and wife, Casey, Clayton Nystrom and wife, Stephanie; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Stuart and husband, Gerald, of Arkansas; brother-in-law, Granville Stuart; sisters-in-law, Florene Westerfield of Crawford and Edna Mae Westerfeld; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Crawford, Crawford Fire Department, or Crawford Ambulance Association.

Arrangements under the direction of Cole Funeral Home, McGregor, TX.

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August 6, 2017

Please accept our deepest sympathies.

David and Barbie (Berger) Christian

June 15, 2017

Dear Mike and Shirley, and the Westerfield Family,

Please accept our sincere condolences at the loss of your father, and grandfather. His love for family and friends is evident in the beautiful online photo gallery. May our loving God bless and comfort you all.

Don Bohne

May 23, 2017

Our prayers and condolences to the family, May peace be with you'all. Lots of memories in my life, since me being the first Bohne boy around for a long time, had lots of attention from my older first cousins. Love you guys
Don,Shirley Bohne & Family

May 23, 2017

Just a note to acknowledge that Newt was a special person and to let you all know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Blessings to all of you,
Jackie Bray

Leslie Hicks

May 23, 2017

Mike & Shirley, My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.

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