Franklyn D. Westerfield (Frankie), 81, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Chautauqua Health and Rehabilitation. He was born on April 26, 1942, in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late Clinton Franklin Westerfield and Bonnie Marie Gidcumb Westerfield. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
After graduating from Owensboro High School, he entered the family printing business alongside his dad. His love of antiques, coins, stamps, and collectibles enticed him to follow his dreams. Frankie spent 20 years as co-owner and manager of Consumer Mall until his retirement. He loved a good laugh, joke, conversation, and home-cooked food.
Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria Jean Westerfield Clark.
Survivors include his wife, of 62 years, Sharon Kaye Bellew Westerfield; children, Terry W. (Dana) Westerfield and Kenneth D. (Kelly) Westerfield; grandchildren, who called him “ Papaw Louie”, Terrence “TJ” Westerfield, Jason (Tara) Westerfield, Gloria (Brandon) Whitehead, Kasey (Nathen) Bivins, Sonya Westerfield (Dylan), Kody (Destone’) Westerfield, and Clinton Westerfield; great-grandchildren, Bailey (Alexis) Crowe, RaeLynne Westerfield, Emma Westerfield, Kadee Westerfield, Aspen Whitehead, Anistyn Whitehead, Austyn Whitehead, Briggs Whitehead, Triton Askins, Harley Bivins; and one niece, Lori M. Barrett.
Services will be 12:00 pm on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, May 1, 2023, at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory and again from 9:00 am until the time of service on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at the funeral home.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Franklyn D. Westerfield (Frankie). Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Mr. Westerfield and sign his virtual guestbook at www.haleymcginnis.com.