Charles B. Westbrook III

Charles B. Westbrook III, 85 years old, of Searcy, Arkansas, passed away on January 26th, 2023 in Searcy, Arkansas.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 on Monday January 30th, 2023 at Charity Baptist Church in Ward, Arkansas.

Charles was born in Beebe, Arkansas to Charles B. Westbrook II and Thelma Bradford Westbrook on August 17, 1937. He went to school at Hazen, Arkansas prior to serving in the Army. Charles worked a variety of jobs during his lifetime, though being a cattleman was his most fulfilling. He was an avid gun collector and gifted marksman.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Billy Ray, Harry, and James Westbrook.  

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Strayhorn Westbrook; Daughters, Donna (Darren) Bednar of El Paso, Traci Spurlock of Rose Bud, and Kelli (Kirk) Robertson of Rose Bud; Stepsons, Mike Strayhorn of West Memphis, and Mickie (Holly) Strayhorn of Marion; Sisters, Martha Melkovitz of Keo, and Nancy Hurst of St. Louis, Missouri; Grandchildren, Michelle Moore, Jesse (Kristin) Moore, Eric (Melissa) Camp, Samantha (Tyler) Mercer, Palmer Spurlock, Blake (Tara) Robertson, Adam (Kassie) Robertson, Cole Robertson, Shelby (Preston) Gracey, Kelsey Strayhorn, Harley Katherine Strayhorn, Cole Strayhorn, and Cooper Strayhorn; and sixteen great grandchildren.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Mike Strayhorn, Mickey Strayhorn, Kirk Robertson, Blake Robertson, Adam Robertson, Cole Robertson, Eric Camp, Palmer Spurlock, Tyler Mercer, Jesse Moore, Cole Strayhorn, Cooper Strayhorn, and Preston Gracey.

The family of Charles wishes to extend our sincere thanks to his Hospice Team for the exceptional care and love shown to him.

7 thoughts on “Charles B. Westbrook III”

  1. We’re so sorry hear this Traci and Kelli. We will have you and your family in our prayers 🙏🙏

  2. Traci, Kelli and all the rest of the family….I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s/Grandpa’s passing. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love all of y’all!

  3. So sorry to hear about this. I know there were many who considered him a good friend and I’m praying for you and the rest of the family during this difficult time.

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