Jarret D Westlake

December 23, 1987 - May 28, 2012

Jarret Danner Westlake, 24, of Columbus, died unexpectedly Monday, May 28, 2012 at The Ohio State University Medical Center. A senior student in hospitality management at The Ohio State University, he was an intern at Sloopy’s Restaurant in Columbus. He was a member of the OSU student organization Hospitality Management Association where he served as treasurer and as public relations officer. With a future desire to manage conventions and larger public programs and gatherings, he was planning to pursue a business degree also at Ohio State. He was a 2006 graduate of Marysville High School, where he played football. He was born December 23, 1987 in Columbus. He is survived by his mother, Terri Wells Westlake of Sun City Center, Florida; his father, Dan Westlake of Marysville; two brothers, Josh and Jake Westlake, both of Columbus; his grandparents, Fred and Phyllis Thaonea Wells of Sun City Center, Florida and Bud and Julia Westlake of Marysville; aunts and uncles, Lisa Weber of Hilliard and Darcie (Randy) Shane of Florida, Karen (David) Haller of Marysville and Steve (Mindy) Westlake of Marysville; cousins, Kodi Goshe, Kyler Shane, Kris Shane and Jordan Shane, Emily (Kevin) Kahrs, Derek Westlake and Leigh Ann (Wesley) Cullman, Myles Dawson, Logan Dawson and Drew Dawson; his great grandmother, Elainia Montgomery Niemiec of Florida; great aunts and uncles, Jim and Donna Montgomery, Sandy Montgomery, Melinda Wells, Lenice Justice, Doug Ray, Dewey Shirk, Phyllis Ferrell and Carolyn and Ron Chapman; and many other relatives and close friends, including Rob Baker, Josh Nuhn and lifetime friend, Dan Busse. The family will receive friends 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Underwood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Shiloh Chapel Evangelical Friends Church in Marysville. Brother Roy Smith and Brother Charles Smith will officiate and burial will be at Mt. Herman Cemetery in Dover Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jarret Westlake Memorial Scholarship Fund. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwood16.wpengine.com

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