WEST Joe C. West, age 80, of Columbus, Ohio died Thursday, October 11, 2012 at O.S.U. Medical Center.
Born August 8, 1932 in Farmington, NC (Davie County)to the late Alonzo and Lula (Eaton) West, he was retired from the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam, and was also a retired engineering technician with GE.
Survived by his wife of 34 years, Janet A. West; children, Joe Warren West, Gregory Kevin West, Anita Gail West; step-son, Gary (Theresa) Conley; grandchildren, Jason and Terrance West, Tammy Young, Briana Scott, Britney West, Jaleesa West, Christiana Conley; brothers, Glenn (Marge) West, Hubert (Millie Ann) West; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by daughter Janice Scott, step-son Vernon Conley, brothers Edwin, Alonzo Jr., John, William and Benjamin West and sister Cora West.
Friends may visit 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, Ohio where funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday. Interment follows at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens.
Friends who wish may contribute to the National Kidney Foundation in Joe's memory. Online condolences at www.spencefuneralhome.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on October 13, 2012.