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Browning Funeral Home

141 West Oxford Street, Pontotoc, MS

OBITUARY

John Phillip Westfall III

July 17, 1978September 29, 2017
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John Phillip Westfall, III, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at his residence. He was a graduate of North Pontotoc High School and a Marine Veteran. He was a welder, farrier, and former member of the Longview Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed collecting arrowheads, hunting and fishing.

Services will be at 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Justin Haynes officiating; burial will follow in the Liberty Cemetery in Nettleton. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Shannon Westfall of Ingomar, MS; his mother, Ann Davis of Pontotoc, MS; his father, John Phillip Westfall, Jr., of Tampa, FL and Step-Mother, Penny Scruggs; his son, Aaron Westfall of Pontotoc; two step-sons, Ryan Vandiver of Grenada, MS and Reed Vandiver of Ingomar, MS; two half-sisters, Natasha Linear (Jeffrey) of New Iberia, LA and Jessica Dieterlen (Altus) of Munford, TN; his mother-in-law, Diane Sullivan of Pontotoc, MS; father-in-law, Larry Sullivan, of Yuma, AZ; his brother-in-law, Larry Sullivan (Vonda) and daughter, Summer of Pontotoc, MS; special friend, Reese Burks and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a long list of friends.

He was preceded in death by his Grandparents, Alfred and Margaret Davis and two uncles, Archie Davis and Larry Davis.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Vandiver, Reed Vandiver, Jacob Hardin, Sam Anzuini, Ronnie Davis and Doug Love.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM Monday and from 9 to 10 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be offered at browningpontotoc.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 2, 2017

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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Jeffrey McClellan

October 8, 2017

Oh my , I can't even express the pain in seeing this , I can only imagine yours , Please accept my condolences. I am truly sorry for your loss. Jeff McClellan.

Shannon Westfall

October 7, 2017

You were my soulmate and we were suppose to grow old together. We had so many plans for our future. I guess GOD needed my superman more than I did. You were the greatest man I ever knew. You were a wonderful father to my children and they loved you more than you could ever imagine. I will NEVER forget you baby and will see you again. Please look out for our family. I will always love you now and forever. I want you to know that I truly know you loved me more than anything and I have great peace in truly knowing the love you have for me. "I miss my friend"

Kayla Ruff

October 3, 2017

I didn't know John all that well but what I knew was inspiring; he deeply loved his family, adventure, and lived each day to the fullest. Every time he came to tend to my horse's feet he always had a smile on his face and patience with my horse. I can honestly say he was a great man and will be deeply missed! I will Keep his family in my thoughts and prayers.

Dale Jones

October 2, 2017

So much left unsaid!!! May God bless you and your family forever. Truly a GOOD friend. Will miss you for sure.

Jessica Mooneyham

October 2, 2017

Praying for the family I've known John for quite sometime....heartbreaking

October 2, 2017

Today and Always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. Forever remembered, forever missed.

Mark Pate

October 2, 2017

John, We Will Miss You.You Took Great Care With Our Horses and Considered You a Good Friend.Pray That God Will Comfort Your Family.You Will Be Missed.

Lee Burnett

October 1, 2017

A great man and a great friend. You will be missed buddy.

Hilbert Schoch

October 1, 2017

You will be remembered and missed my friend.

Vonda Staten

October 1, 2017

You will be greatly missed!

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