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John Lee Westmoreland
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1928
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 2010
Rural Hall
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA

Mr. John Lee Westmoreland, 81, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010. He was born December 5, 1928 in Forsyth County to Thomas and Beulah Rierson Westmoreland. John served in the U. S. Air Force during WWII with the 82nd. Airborne, 321 reconnaissance and received the Purple Heart. He was an avid ball player, winning a no hitter in the Midnight Sun in Alaska receiving great recognition. He served with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department for 50 years, 23 years as special deputy retiring as Lieutenant. He was the last surviving of the 37 deputies who served under Sheriff Ernie Shore. He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Viola Blackburn Westmoreland; three children, Thomas "Tommy" Westmoreland, Barry L. Westmoreland and wife Cecelia all of Tobaccoville, and Dana R. Westmoreland of South Carolina; three grandchildren, Kimberly, Nikki, and John S. Westmoreland; a wonderful Aunt, Leona Gordon of Winston-Salem; special sister-in-law, Betty Tuttle of Tobaccoville; and a son, not in name but in heart, Joe Hoffman of Tobaccoville. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 1, at Slate Funeral Home in King with Rev. Paul Norman officiating. Burial with honors provided by members of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department will follow in Jefferson Church of Christ Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 30, at Slate Funeral Home in King.
 
 
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Burial:
Jefferson Church of Christ Cemetery
Rural Hall
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Jun 30, 2010
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