Graveside services will be conducted at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, May 16, 2020 Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Chokee Road, DeSoto, Lee County, Georgia. Rev. Lorenza Mullins, pastor, will officiate.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates to limit the number of attendees at all services at this time. We are limiting the number of attendees to no more than 10 at the funeral home chapel services and graveside services. We thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.
Eddie was born August 15,1950 to the late Eddie Lee Johnson Westbrook Sr. and Leona Hargrove Westbrook. He was a 1968 graduate of Lee Co. High Training School of Leesburg, Georgia. He was united in holy wedlock to Annett Cook Westbrook and to this union three children were born. He was a 1982 drafting graduate of South Georgia Technical College and later went on to Georgia Southwestern College where he pursued a degree in journalism. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he served as a choir member. For over 20 years he worked with Davison/Textron he then went on to work with West Cast Casting for over four years as a Quality Engineer.
He was preceded in death by siblings Jim Westbrook, C.T. Westbrook, Willie Westbrook, Calvin Westbrook, and Linda Faye Marshall; He was author of truth and friction “Looking up from Down and Under”.
He leaves to cherish his memories: four children Belinda Williams (Donald), Eddie Bernard Westbrook (fiancée, Tiffany Goggins), Bland Ray, and Paula Cook, all of Americus, Georgia; five siblings, Otis Westbrook, Desoto, Georgia, Robert Westbrook, Kathleen, Georgia, Louise Barthell, Americus, Georgia, Brinda Sedgwick (Everett), Alexandria, Virginia, John Clark (Regina), Atlanta, Georgia; sister-in-law, Lela Westbrook, Cordele, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends including devoted friend Willie Johnson and his family in Americus, Georgia.