March 29, 1944 ‒ April 01, 2020
Mount Gilead, Ohio
Mt. Gilead: Bob West, age 76, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on the afternoon of April 1, 2020. He went peacefully at home within the care of hospice and his family.
Bob worked at Garber Materials since 1967. He was a hardworking man and enjoyed his work. Bob specialized in heavy equipment operations.
In addition, Spring is his favorite time of year for he loved to go mushroom hunting with his wife Donna.
Other activities he and his wife enjoyed together were mowing the yard with their own personal mowers, shooting at targets and his wife loved shooting back! Furthermore, they loved riding around the neighborhood in their cart. Sometimes they would visit friends or the Amish store while on their ride.
Bob spent a good part of his time in his garage tinkering on mowers, reading the paper and listening to radio programs. He made sure not to miss his favorite Earl Pitts.
Bob was an avid viewer of westerns. Some of his favorites were the Virginian, Laramie, Lawman and Gunsmoke.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years Donna Kerstetter West. Children Jenny West Harrison, Chuck Harrison, Tom West, Valerie Valerio West, Dawn West Deitch, Ronnie Deitch, Mike West, Cindy Burchfield West, Ann West Byron, and Mark Byron.
Grandchildren Ashley, Brittany, Brooke and Jacob Henry; Bobby and Johnny West; Alysa, Chanse and Stephen; Savanah, Mikey, Walt and Scott; and Brianna Byron; and sixteen Great grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by parents Mary and William West, Bill West (brother), Nancy West (sister), Mary West Devos (sister), Pearl West (sister-in-law) and Bobby (son).
A private graveside funeral service will be held Monday, April 6, 2020 in Shauck Cemetery. The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the West family suggests memorial contributions be made to Morrow County Hospice in recognition of the loving care they received. These contributions may be mailed to Snyder Funeral Home, P.O. Box 3085, Mansfield, Ohio 44904.
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