Michael Ray Westlake

May 6, 1958 ~ February 21, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Michael Westlake Obituary

Michael Ray "Mike" Westlake, 65, of Atwater, California, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024, surrounded by family. Mike was born on May 6, 1958, to Norman and Dorine Shreeves in Urbana, Illinois. His elementary years were spent in the Midwest until he moved with his family to Atwater, California in 1969. After Mike graduated from Atwater High School in 1976, he went on to study auto mechanics at the Arizona Automotive Institute. After completing his training, he began working as an auto mechanic for Ford dealerships, beginning a career that lasted over 40 years. He became certified as a diesel mechanic working on the large rigs and later became a manager in the service department. He was loved and respected by co-workers and customers because of his expertise, work ethic, and personal relationships. In 2009, Mike married his beloved wife, Cynthia and they had 19 wonderful years together, becoming soulmates. Mike was predeceased by his parents, Norman and Dorine Shreeves. He is survived by his children; Michael Ray Westlake Jr, Maria Nash (James Nash), Reanalyn Westlake (Taigar Cho), Dillon Westlake, Shannon Taylor (Raudel), Jason Taylor, (Celeste) Dorine West-lake and 13 grandchildren. He is also survived by seven brothers and sisters; Katherine Sue Westlake, Brenda Lee Batey, Patricia Ann Bacom, Hazel Elaine Sams, Donald Ray Westlake, Donna Kay Jones, and Cynthia Renee Hightower, and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Wilson Funeral Chapel, 1290 Winton Way, Atwater, CA on Friday, March 8, at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow.

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Memorial Service
March 8, 2024

1:00 PM
Wilson Family Funeral Chapel
1290 Winton Way
Atwater, CA 95301


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