Valdosta Daily Times

February 23, 2013

John Robert Westberry Sr.


The Valdosta Daily Times

-- — John Robert Westberry Sr., 57, of Stockton, Ga. passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at Louis Smith Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born on Feb. 13, 1956 to Bobbie Kate (Johnson) Westberry and the late Johnnie Westberry in Lowndes County Georgia. After serving with the Army as a Motor Transport Operator he worked in the woods as a pulp wood logger. He then went on to become a proud National Certified Animal Control Officer for Tri County 911 for over five years. He was a member of Azalea Lodge #719. He will be truly missed by his family and many friends. Along with his father he was also preceded in death by a Sister and Brother-in-Law Jane and Robert Stephens, Two Brothers-in-Laws Rod Lindley and Carter Meeler, and a Niece Stacie Anne Lindley.

Survivors include: his wife Terri Westberry of Stockton, Ga.;

his son John Robert Westberry, Jr. of Stockton, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law Shana and Chris Tillman of Moultrie, Ga.; daughter Nicole Minchew of Enigma, Ga.; son Johnathan Hill of Valdosta, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law Donna and  Aaron Brogdon of Nashville, Ga.; sister Eleanor (Shug) Lindley of Conroe, Texas; sister and brother-in-law Linda and David Vickers of Sparks, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law Mary Beth and Doug Farmer of Naylor, Ga.; sister Pat Varnadore of Valdosta, Ga.; Sister Cathy Shepherd of Valdosta, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Stockton Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Stockton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Music Funeral Services of Lakeland. Sympathy may be expressed online at www.musicfuneralservices.com. — Music Funeral Services of Lakeland.