Bradley Glenn Westfall
6/26/1979 - 2/23/2019
Westfall, a local rancher and business man passed away on Saturday,
February 23, 2019.
He was born June 26,
1979 to Dolly Merry Ann (Baker) and Thomas Glenn Graham in Irving,
Texas. He was later adopted by Wilmer “Dub” Westfall. Brad was
the youngest of three children. He lived with his son Matthew, on the
Delta W. Ranch.
Brad is survived by
his three children. His son, Matthew Glenn Westfall and two
daughters, Akaiya Denise Westfall and Kira LeAnn Westfall; one
brother, Johnny Edward Hancock; his mother, Dolly Merry Ann Westfall;
step-father, Craig Ray Graham; and several other relatives.
His nickname was Bee
Boo when he was little. He played the piano, his favorite was Sweet
Hour of Prayer. He was a Boy Scout. Brad was active in sports,
football, soccer, baseball and basketball.
Brad loved horses
and was an accomplished rider. He rode with the Commanche County
Sheriff’s Posse in the Colorado Mountains, in parades, set pivots
at the rodeos, rode Grand Entry and competed in several events.
His favorite car was
his Trans Am with the T-top. His favorite dog was Wilbur, his golden
collie and his favorite color was orange.
He enjoyed fishing
on any of the 5 ponds on the ranch or going to the lakes. He loved to
travel, camping, swimming and riding the 4-wheelers on Padre Island.
He was a great cook and did most of the Bar-B-Q's and cook outs on
the ranch. He loved to spend time and holidays with family.
He won 1st
place in the state beauty pageant and received a 2 foot trophy for
being the most photogenic. He was a very handsome man.
Brad graduated from
Gustine High School in 1997. He went to Tarleton State University and
studied in New York City.
Brad had worked on
the family ranch since he was 5 years old. He was Operations Manager
of the Delta W family ranch in McLennan and Limestone counties at the
time of his death. He worked with Craig, his step-father, to raise
cattle, horses and at one time Emu.
Brad loved church
and Pastor Billy. He was a member of Williams Creek Baptist Church.
He served on the Youth Council, Benevolence Council and the Revival
Outreach/Visitation Committees. Due to his failing health he was not
able to attend church but said he would never change his church
He was active in the
“Judge Not” ministry on the ranch at his mother's home. He loved
the formal meals, prayer, singing the old gospel songs and reading
God's word with his family every Saturday evening.
Brad cared for his
sister, Doris Lee Hancock, in his home until her death in 2011.
Do not mourn his
dying, celebrate his new life with Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.
Praise God for Brad's life.
Ministers will be,
Billy Burchfield, Cody Leger and Danny Leger.
Pallbearers will be
Honor Escort, Matthew Westfall, Johnny Hancock, Domingo Castro,
Dallas Cochran, Ron Maddox, Bubba Byrd, Charles Whittaker, Rodney
Robinson, Steve Wilson and Wesley McHart.