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Russell W. Westgate

June 2, 1941 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 80)


Russell W. Westgate, 80, of Harrisville, RI passed away on April 21, 2022. He was the son of the late Wilson and Virginia Westgate. He was the loving husband of 59 years to Diane Westgate.

He had his own Tree Service Business which involved cutting and clearing House Lots. He was a lifetime member of the Blackstone Valley Beagle Club and the Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting and loved his animals.

He is also survived by his children, Pam Westgate, Brenda Westgate and daughter-in-law, Wendy Crossley. Also, three great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Alisabeth and Sarah Crossley.

He was the brother of Barry Westgate, Joan Brownell and the late Ronald Westgate. He also leaves behind his nieces and nephews.

He will also be missed by his beloved animals, Peanut, Chewy, Scrappy-Doo, Callie, Chikoh, and Chikah.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland, RI. Funeral services and burial in Acotes Hill Cemetery, Glocester, RI. will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Russell can be made to The Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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