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Ernest "Butch" Wayne Westbrook

March 1, 1940 ~ April 29, 2022 (age 82)

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Ernest "Butch" Wayne Westbrook, 82 years old, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather was called to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 29, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He entered this world on March 1, 1940, born to Ida and William Westbrook, Jr., in Baton Rouge, LA. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He worked and retired from the Local Union 198 and later retired again from the City of Baker Public Works. Butch was a loving man who served his family with a passion. He loved the outdoors, particularly fishing, hunting and mastered the art of gardening. Butch was loved by all who knew him and will be dearly missed.

Butch is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Paula Herring Westbrook; son, Ricky W. Westbrook; three daughters, Monica Decker, Tonya Deville (Kurt), and Cherisse Carey (Brandon); 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Freeman; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Butch is preceded in death by his parents W.R. Westbrook, Jr. and Ida Belle Lambert Westbrook; and his brother-in-law, Jackie Freeman.

Serving as pallbearers will be Josh Duncan, Brandon Carey, Jonathan Carey, Kurt Deville, Kolby Deville, and Wesley Ory.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Bill Ory, Pat Graham, Harley Johnson, and A.J. Nicosia.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, LA, on Monday, May 2, 2022, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. The visitation will continue at Baker Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, from 9:00 AM until the funeral service at 11:00 AM, officiated by Reverend Willis Easley. The graveside service and burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, in Baker, Louisiana.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note for the family at www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com

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Services

Public Viewing
Monday
May 2, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

Public Viewing
Tuesday
May 3, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

Graveside Service
Tuesday
May 3, 2022

12:00 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
6213 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

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