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Kenneth “Ken” Westmoreland, Sr.

Kenneth “Ken” Westmoreland, Sr., died on October 30, 2023, in The Villages, Florida. He was 75.
Ken was born on July 7, 1948, in Arlington, Virginia, to his parents, P. H. and Maxine Westmoreland. He joined the United States Air Force in June 1969 and retired as a Master Sergeant in January 1990. During his time in service, Ken was stationed at Clark AFB in The Philippines, Osan AFB in Korea, NATO Base Naples in Italy, Holloman AFB in New Mexico, and Langley AFB in Virginia. He also received numerous meritorious service medals throughout his career.
Ken was often referred to in conversation as “the best golfer I know”, affirmed by his winning the USAF Golf Championship in 1980 and the Inter-Service Golf Championship in 1984. He was fortunate to turn his passion into a career as co-owner of Peninsula Golf Center, in Hampton, Virginia, for 22 years. There, he built immeasurable friendships and taught thousands of lessons as a PGA Professional.
Ken was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was a devoted Christian who loved his family and the game of golf. He enjoyed anything related to cars, especially Corvettes, and excelled at recreational sports such as billiards, table tennis and bowling. He will be remembered for his generous heart, great sense of humor, and impeccable style.
Ken is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Patty Westmoreland; daughter Tracy Westmoreland and husband Rob Jordan, of Yorktown, Virginia; son Casey Westmoreland and wife Heather, of Seaford, Virginia; granddaughters Amanda Spurio (John) and Carley Westmoreland; brothers Larry (Wanda), Tim (Lorraine), and Mark (Kelly) Westmoreland; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Bonnie Thorpe.
The family will receive friends at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown on Wednesday, November 15th, from 4:00-5:30 pm. A memorial service will be held at the same location, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Fellowship, immediately following, to be hosted at the residence of Casey & Heather Westmorland. Ken will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at Quantico National Cemetery on Thursday, November 16th.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in his memory to the National Kidney Foundation, American Cancer Society, or the American Diabetes Association.

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