Stephen Shaun Westerfield

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Stephen Shaun Westerfield, 28, of Bloomington, died Wednesday from an accidental drowning near Owensboro, Ky.

Born Sept. 13, 1982 in Bloomington, he was the son of Stephen K. and Traci L. (Conolty) Westerfield. He was a union brick and stone mason. He was also a E-4 Specialist with the Indiana National Guard and an Iraqi War veteran. Stephen was a loving daddy, a treasured son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, uncle and friend to many. He loved to fish, hunt, play billiards, skeetshoot, and participate in mixed martial arts. He was very meticulous with his appearance. He was a member of the First Apostolic Church of Worthington.

He is survived by his wife, Meghan Dawn Stonier, of Bloomington; two daughters, Miah Stonier and Leelah Westerfield, both of Bloomington; his father and step-mother, Stephen Westerfield and Cynthia Hintz-Westerfield, of Bloomington; his mother, Traci L. Inman, of Bloomington; one sister and brother-in-law, Stephanie and Liam Newlin, of Bloomington; one half-sister, Katelyn Hintz-Westerfield, of Bloomington; one step-brother, Drew Bilski, of Bloomington; maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Retha Conolty, of Worthington, and Sharon Freeman, of Merced, California; paternal grandparents, John and Sunn-He Westerfield, of Scottsdale, Arizona, a great-grandmother, Mary Reese, of Maggie Valley, North Carolina; aunts and uncles; Kenny and Lorie Conolty, John and Tammy Cummings, Brad and Kelly Clark, David and Kathy Westerfield, Becky and Charlie Beatty, Sherrie Coleman, Coy Timbrook, Bobby Timbrook, Kristen Freeman, Jeanette Freeman, and Kacie Freeman; one nephew, Eli Newlin and several cousins.

The funeral service will be on Thursday, June 2, at 2 p.m. at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Bloomington with Rev. Tommy Shields officiating.

Burial with full military honors will be held following the funeral service at Smithville Cemetery. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday from 3-8 p.m. and on Thursday from noon until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial contributions be given to the funeral home.

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