Norman Richard Westbrook

Norman Richard Westbrook, age 88 of Ocala, FL passed away peacefully on Saturday November 30, 2019, with his loving soulmate of 28 years, Judi Shaak by his side. He was in good health, having been a five year survivor of pancreatic cancer, but suffered a massive stroke as he was about to play a round of golf.
Norm was born in Hamilton, Ontario Canada on May 27, 1931 to Rose and Andrew Westbrook. He owned Everglades Equipment Company in South Florida. He was very athletic and enjoyed golf, skiing, sailing, hunter jumper horseback riding, driving sports cars and flying his twin engine Apache airplane, “Big Blue”.
In addition to Judy, he is survived by his five grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Gregory, Zachary, Gracie, Riley and Casey, and his step daughter Angela.
Mr. Westbrook was a generous man who donated his 100 acre horse farm to Marion County for a future park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Humane Society of North Central Florida 4205 NW 6th Street Gainesville, FL 32605 www.humanesocietyncfl.org, or to a special charity of your choice. Funeral Services will be held privately. Arrangements are in the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!