Gerald Richard “Dick” West, 79, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family and friends on Monday, November 2, 2020. He was born in Woodsfield February 16, 1941 a son of the late Chuck and Louise (Norris) West.
Dick was an electrician by trade, a member of the IBEW Union Local #141. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles and his morning breakfast trips to Jerry Lee’s to visit with friends. He loved spending time with family and his best buddy – his dog, Miss T.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Jean Carpenter; his son, Chad West and son-in-law, Lloyd Ackerman.
He is survived by four daughters: Nicki Harrington, Evans City, PA; Kim (Ric) Smith, Woodsfield; Khrystal Pritchard, Chesterfield, MI; and Heather Ackerman, Barnesville; 8 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Friends will be received Friday November 6th 2020 from 10 am until a Celebration of Life ceremony at noon at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield with Pastor TJ Milam officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
We want to express special thanks to those who helped Dad and our family so much. Special thanks to Paula Blake and the staff at Jerry Lee’s for bringing all the foods that Dad loved so much and the special pineapple upside down cakes. Thank you so much to Jeff Stephens for all your help and being such a good friend to dad and a special thank you to the staff of Stonerise at Home for their kindness and support. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Crossed-Paws Animal Shelter.
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