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Leo Weldon "Butch" Tiberghien III

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, November 18, 1943
Died: 
Monday, January 14, 2013
Funeral: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Butch's memory to any Masonic Lodge or the Texas Pythian Home in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Leo Weldon (Butch) Tiberghien IIILeo Weldon (Butch) Tiberghien III
Butch was born Nov. 18, 1943, in Yuma, Ariz., to the late Leo Weldon II and Erma Neal Borden Tiberghien. He was raised in Weatherford and attended Weatherford High School and the Allen Military Academy. Upon graduation, Butch joined the United States Air Force and served honorably until discharged May 27, 1964. During his life, he was a certified helicopter mechanic, a heavy equipment operator and a long-distance truck driver. Butch was an avid fisherman and a Master Mason at Cedar Creek Lake Masonic Lodge #1431 in Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his father, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Leo Weldon Tiberghien II, who was killed in action in World War II in 1944; his mother, Erma Neal Borden Westhoff, in 1961; his uncle and aunt, Jack and Edith Borden, of Weatherford; his uncle, C.B. Borden of Fort Worth; his aunt, Willie Thompson of San Diego, Calif.; and his aunt, Sammye B. Layman of Austin.
Survivors: Brother, John Westhoff and wife, Sue Ann, of Weatherford; niece, Paige Westhoff of Dallas; nephew, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. John Trenton Westhoff and wife, Amy, and their daughters, Corrine and Bryleigh, of St. Louis, Mo.; and cousins, Nancy Borden O'Neal, Susie Borden Gandy and Eddie Borden, all of Fort Worth, and Traci Layman Brown of Lubbock, Terri Layman Short of Austin and Betty Thompson and Linda Thompson.

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