CARROLLTON, Ky.-Bruce Wayne Westrick, 57, of Carrollton, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
A memorial Mass was held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in Carrollton with the Rev. Allan Frederick officiating. Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave, in Carrollton was entrusted with the arrangements.
He was born on January 17, 1957, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., the son of Louis E. ""Sonny"" Westrick and Sue Helen (Patton) Westrick of Carrollton. He was a Certified Electrical Inspector for Carroll and surrounding counties. He was a Certified Firearms Instructor– C.C.D.W., having taught concealed carry classes throughout the area. He was a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Carrollton. He was an active member of the Carrollton Fire Department having joined that department on June 1, 1976, recently serving as the Secretary and Safety Officer. He was a dedicated volunteer supporting the WHAS Crusade for Children for many years. He was very active in the American Red Cross Blood Drives in the Carroll County area. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He was a former Scout Master for Troop No. 131 in Carrollton. He had been active in the Carroll County Parks and Recreation Youth Ball Leagues. In his spare time he enjoyed riding four wheelers and being outdoors, he was also an avid University of Kentucky fan.
Survivors include his son, Christopher Bruce Westrick of Carrollton; his daughter, Bethany Dawn (Brad) Mulhall of Louisville; his parents of Carrollton; a brother, Michael (Katie) Westrick of Madison, Ind.; three sisters, Shari G. Brindley of Louisville, Pamela K.( Brad) McNeal of Carrollton, and Lori L. Westrick of Louisville; and one grandchild, Bryleigh Jean Westrick of Carrollton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the WHAS Crusade for Children or the St. John Catholic Church in care of the funeral home.