Bryan Phillip Westlake

WESTLAKE, Bryan Phillip, 36, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. Born May 12, 1977, in Steubenville, OH,

Bryan was a son of George Clayton Westlake of Mingo Junction, OH and Paula Adele Wells of Weirton, WV.

Bryan was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harold and Lois Westlake.

Bryan was currently employed at Apollo Pro Cleaning and Restoration in Wintersville, OH and was Russian Orthodox by faith. He enjoyed working on his car and attending car races and car shows with his brother, Justin.

In addition to his parents, Bryan is survived by his daughter, Melanie Westlake of Weirton; brother, Justin Westlake and his wife, Becky and their son, Jason, who always called Bryan “Uncle B,” of Port Charlotte, FL; sister, Megan Westlake of Weirton; maternal grandmother, Sophie Kansa; step-father, Gary Wells, Sr. of Weirton; step-brother, Gary Wells, Jr. and his wife, Megan of Canonsburg, PA; step-sister, Jessica Wells of Lakeland, FL; his faithful canine companion, Simba; many aunts and cousins, and a host of friends who will sadly miss him.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and again Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. The Very Reverend John S. Kopcha will officiate. Graveside services will follow at the St. Nicholas Orthodox Cemetery, Weirton.

Contributions in memory of Bryan should be made to the Hancock County Animal Shelter Foundation, 715 Gas Valley Road, New Cumberland, WV 26047 or visit

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