Henry Bryan Westfall

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Henry Bryan Westfall

Ocean City-Henry Bryan Westfall, 88, of Ocean City died Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born to the late U.S. Army Col, Lacy Ryder Westfall and Gertrude Weinstock Westfall on May 21, 1926, in Richmond. Henry was married to Evelyn Louise Cropp on July 20, 1946. They were members of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Ocean City, where Henry served on the Church Council.

Henry attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., as a mechanical engineering student. He was employed by C&O Railroad in Richmond, Atomic Energy, USDA, and retired as a management analyst for the Department of Labor in D.C. He and Evelyn relocated to Ocean City after retirement.

Henry served two years active duty in the U.S. Army, 9 1/2 years in the D.C. National Guard and 8 1/2 years in the Army Reserves, retiring as U.S. Army captain.

He was a member of SWAB, Board of Zoning Appeals and American Legion Post 166. He served as AARP Ocean City Chapter vice president, president of Little Salisbury Civic Association and he volunteered at Greater Southeastern Hospital, D.C.

Henry was predeceased by his parents, Lacy and Gertrude Westfall, and brother, Lt. Lacy Ryder Westfall Jr. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; son, Bryan Westfall of Severna Park, Md.; daughter, Janet Barnes of Wellford, S.C.; daughter, Debra Lantz of La Plata, Md.; grandsons, Ray Westfall and Jeremy Barnes; granddaughters, Jennifer Westfall, Barbara Taron, Melissa Svehla, Stephanie Adkins and Jenna Snyder; great-grandsons, Jordan Westfall, Brandon Westfall, Matthew Svehla and Tyler Svehla; great-granddaughters, Kyrie Drake, Abigail Taron, Isabelle Taron, Kayley Adkins and Natalie Adkins; and cousins, Daniel Kellerher, Cecelia Boyle and Dorothy Ginder.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to either St. Peter's Lutheran Church, American Legion, VFW, Hospice or any charity you choose.

Services will be held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 14.

Published in The Daily Times on July 14, 2014
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