Erich was born in Essen Germany and came to the United States when he was
15 years old thanks to Hitler He lived with his Uncle and Aunt in Nashville
TN. He graduated from Vanderbilt University where he was awarded the Founders
Medal for having the highest grades in his class.
He served in the Navy during World War II then went on to receive his Master’s
Degree from MIT. He went to work for Getty Oil Co. where he became Planning
Manager for Supply and Distribution. His position moved him from Delaware
to Long Island, NY then to Tulsa OK.
When he retired he became active in many community areas. He served as
a Gillie for Gilcrease Museum, a Mediator for Project Get Together, a
Master Gardner, an Arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau and also
volunteered at Saint Francis Hospital.
He is survived by his wife Doris, two sons Bill and his wife Mary Ann and
Ken Westfield and his wife, Debra, 5 grandchildren: Erich, Michael, Gabrielle
L . Westfield of San Antonio TX and Alyssa, Nathan and Gabrielle A .Westfield
of Atherton, CA and his brother Fred Westfield of Nashville, TN.
Time: Jun 14, 2015 2:00pm
Location: University Village
Address: 8555 S. Lewis
Tulsa, OK 74137