Thursday, September 16th, 2010
Gary Richard West, 67, Van Wert, died at 1:27 p.m. Sept. 14, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Oct. 18, 1942, in Celina to Lowell Dallas and Mary Ellen Bryan West. On June 18, 1966, he married Eileen Marcile Beougher, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, William Dennis West, Van Wert; two daughters, Patricia West-Mergy, Van Wert, and Penny (Brian) Zimmerman, Van Wert; a brother, Jerry West, Celina; and five grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant son, Henry West.
He worked at Decatur Casting for 25 years and attended Countryside Church of the Nazarene in Willshire.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert, the Rev. Carol Tumbleson officiating. Burial is at Stringtown Cemetery in Dublin Township in Mercer County.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to St. Rita's Medical Center.
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