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June 22, 2013

Rev. Roland Louie Westmoreland


Moss-Service Funeral Home

— Rev. Roland Louie Westmoreland

Funeral Services for Rev. Roland Louie Westmoreland, 75, of Vinemont, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Corinth FCM Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon FCM Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Jetton, Rev. Glenn McCain and Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Mr. Westmoreland will lie-in-state at the church for one hour prior to the service.

Moss-Service Funeral Home of Cullman directing the services.

Rev. Westmoreland passed away at Cullman Regional Medical Center on Friday, June 21, 2013. He was born to the late Porter Westmoreland and Ozell Walker Westmoreland in Winston County on June 18, 1938. Roland started a career with the Birmingham Zoo, and then to serve his country, he entered the U.S. Army. After completing his time, he was offered a job as the Director of the Circle M Zoo, in Virginia; after several years, and returning back to Alabama, began work at Nicholson File. In the mean time, he had his calling to preach, and became the Pastor at Corinth FCM and Mt. Vernon FCM Church’s, until his retirement.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and one son, Kevin Glenn Westmoreland in 2002.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mickey Westmoreland; a daughter, Michela Marie Wade; five grandchildren, Zachrey (Felecia) Westmoreland, Kendra Westmoreland, Jennifer Wade, Kailee Wade and Kevin Wade; a great-granddaughter, Jessa Marie Grace Eddy; a sister, Anita (Wade) Cook; and a brother, Jim (Daphene) Westmoreland; a host of cousins, family and friends.

The family will receive friends for visitation at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013.

For more information or to leave a memory at the on-line register book go to www.mossservicefh.com