Robert Westerfield
Robert Westerfield
  • September 23, 1923 - May 21, 2017
  • McGregor, Texas

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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.