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Phillip Leo Westbrook

September 3, 1945 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 75)

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Phillip Leo Westbrook, age 75, of Elkhart, was called home on Thursday, the 8th day of April 2021.  He was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on the 3rd day of September 1945 to parents Bobby Leo Westbrook and Mildred Cammack Westbrook.

Mr. Westbrook served in the United States Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War and retired from Marathon Oil Company after a long career.  Mr. Westbrook was a wonderful, loving father and grandfather.  His face would light up as soon as his grandkids entered the room.  He enjoyed collecting baseball cards and model cars.  He also enjoyed restoring hot rods to sell.  In his spare time, Mr. Westbrook found pleasure in watching the Astros play ball.  

He is preceded in death by his parents Bobby Westbrook, Lloyd and Mildred Bell.

Mr. Westbrook leaves behind his son, Jason Westbrook and wife Amanda of Elkhart, Texas; sisters, Pat Vornkahl of Sealy, Texas and Martha Jo Lacy of Frisco, Texas; and grandchildren, Dakoda, Brady, and Caralina.  He also leaves behind numerous other family and friends.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from five o’clock until seven o’clock in the evening on Sunday, the 11th day of April 2021 at Rhone Funeral Home.

Funeral services to celebrate Mr. Westbrooks’s life are to be conducted at ten o’clock in the morning on Monday, the 12th day of April 2021 in the Rhone Memorial Chapel with Bro. Dustin Holcomb and Bro. Matt Timmons officiating.  Interment, with the rendering of Military Honors, will follow in Crawford Cemetery.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Dakoda Westbrook, Brady Westbrook, Dustin Holcomb, Wesley Holcomb, Clayton Lacy, Jr., and Scott Lacy.

Funeral services for Phillip Leo Westbrook are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.  

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April 11, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rhone Funeral Home
3900 S. State Highway 19
Palestine, TX 75801

Funeral Service
April 12, 2021

10:00 AM
Rhone Memorial Chapel
3900 S. State Highway 19
Palestine, TX 75801

Interment following funeral service
April 12, 2021

Crawford Cemetery
Highway 2022
Slocum, TX 75839

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