Sampson Love Westbrook

Sampson Love Westbrook

April 4, 2022, 82, Goldsboro –

Sampson Love Westbrook, 82, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family.

A native of Sampson County, Sammy was the son of the late T.R. and Lela Jackson Westbrook.

He was a member of Walker United Methodist Church. Sammy was a country music radio personality for WRNS Radio, a position he held for over 40 years. His love and zest for life endeared him to all who knew him. Sammy’s charismatic personality was the magical adhesive for the various radio stations he had worked with throughout his career.

A service to celebrate Sammy’s life will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be in the Mewborn Cemetery.

Sammy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marion Harrison Westbrook; daughter, Valerie Klem of Goldsboro; grandsons, Johnathan Klem and Jackson Westbrook; and brother, Frank Westbrook of Maryland.

In addition to his parents, Sammy was preceded in death by his son, Sammy Westbrook, Jr.; step-sons, Allen Groves and Wayne Edward Groves; and brothers, Ted Westbrook and Bert Westbrook.

Services are entrusted to the care of Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at