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Elwin T Westman
Elwin T Westman
WESTMAN, Elwin Thornton, 95, of Cantonment passed away January 16th, 2015. Elwin was born in Norfolk Virginia in 1919 to Clara & Thornton Westman. One of three children, he was predeceased by his brother, Kenneth R. Westman (d.1996), and his sister, Margaret Westman Clegg (d.2003). Elwin proudly served his country in WWII with the Army Air Force and again in Korea. He continued his service as a Reservist with the Air Force until retirement in 1979 at the rank of Major. He worked in Civil Service regarding Armaments with duty stations that included the Pentagon & Elgin AFB. Elwin is survived by his lovely wife Mary Powell Westman, whom he married 71 years ago and together they raised their 2 children, daughter; Patricia Westman (Jim) Benes and son; Larry Thornton (Melissa)Westman, grandchildren; Diane Swann (John) Duncan, Sherry Swann (Darren) DeSorbo, Cindy Westman (Ewintario I) Nielsen, Andrew Westman, 5 great- grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He will forever hold a special place in the hearts of those who knew and loved him best. Visitation Jan. 20th 10-11 am, Funeral Service @ 11:00am with burial to follow at Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.