Richard W. Westlake, 68, of Brunswick, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2009 in Cleveland. He was born December 13, 1940 in Litchfield.
He was a chef at the Holiday Inn in Richfield and served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of North Royalton Baptist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife of 37 years, Judith (nee Schmidt); daughters, Leanne (Gary) Fernandez of Virginia, Melanie (Scott) Emery of New York and Renee (Brian) Dyjak of New York; son, Richard Westlake, Jr. of Brunswick; seven grandchildren; sisters, Helen (Alan) Bena of North Royalton and Judy (Bob) Chabek of Seven Hills; brother, Arthur (Betty) Westlake of LaGrange and Carl (Ruby) Westlake of Cardington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Ruth Westlake.
Memorial service will be at North Royalton Baptist Church, 6616 Royalton Road, North Royalton, Friday, May 1, 2009 at 2 P.M. Burial will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Pastor Dave Rowland will officiate.