He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II as a motorcycle courier for General George Patton. He was involved in several major campaigns that included D-Day landing at Omaha Beach, successful capture of the Rhine River, liberation of concentration camps, the Battle of the Bulge and occupation and rebuilding of post war Berlin.
He was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 52.
Webb is survived by a son, Joel Webb and his wife, Donna, of Youngsville; five daughters, Brenda Simmons of Franklinton, Karen Webb of Franklinton, Nancy Forsythe of Franklinton, Kathy Ragland and her husband, Garland, of Oxford and Tracy Phillips and her husband, David, of Franklinton; four stepsons, Douglas “Boo” Hudgins and his wife, Linda, of Henderson, Donald “Tick” Hudgins and his wife, Bonnie, of Franklinton, Garland Hudgins and his wife, Faith, of Franklinton and Ronald “Dale” Hudgins and his wife, Teresa of Texas; a brother, Amberson Webb of Washington; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lona Webb; his second wife, Nellie Webb; a stepson, Pettis “Pat” Hudgins; brothers, Robert and David Webb; a sister, Frances Cassidy; and a son-in-law, Darrell Simmons.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 504 East Mason St., Franklinton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to Tracy Phillips.