Robert L. Westervelt (Sign Guestbook)

Robert Louis Westervelt went to meet his Lord & Savior on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the age of 86. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean & Vietnam Wars. He retired from a 23-year career in the United States Air Force as a Master Sargent. He was a devoted husband, step-dad, and step-grand & step-great grand papa. He was a faithful member of Temple Baptist Church of Powell, TN for over 40 years. He is preceded in death by his father, Louis Henry Westervelt of Nebraska, his mother Mary Catherine Westervelt of Nebraska, sisters Waneta Westervelt & Virginia Xavier of Nebraska, brother John Westervelt of Nebraska, and 1st wife Doris Jean Westervelt of Knoxville, TN. He is survived by his wife Joyce Westervelt of Knoxville, TN, step-children Darla Blevins & Larry of Knoxville, TN, Melody Balletto of Hudson, NH, and Charles McLain & Sarah of Knoxville, TN, his brother Harold Westervelt & Linda of Bull Shoals, AR along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many favorite nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Friday, May 10, 2019 at Temple Baptist Church, Curtis Hutson Center from 5:00pm-7:00pm with a service to follow. A graveside with the Military Honor Guard will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Westervelt family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

2 guestbook entries for “Robert L. Westervelt”:

  1. Maxine Masters says:

    Bob was a wonderful person and will be missed by everyone that knew him….

  2. John & Mary Sue Beis says:

    Our sincere condolences to Bob’s wife, his brother, Harold, and wife, Linda, to Bob’s nieces, nephews and their families. We know that Bob was one of those one in a million persons, who touched the lives of so very many people. We also know that he has his place in heaven, and is smiling down upon all of you. God bless and keep all of you now and always, remember Bob and the example he left of a Christian life well lived.

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