He was born February 28, 1939 in Orange Township, Carroll County, Ohio and was the son of the late Thomas Irving and Alberta Conner West.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter Sharon Kay Sutton and one great-grandchild Telina Bushue.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014 in the Leesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Jerralyn Myers officiating. Interment will follow in the Longview Cemetery at Bowerston, Ohio, where the Carroll County combined units of the American Legion, V.F.W. and D.A.V will conduct military graveside services. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 6 until 9 p.m. in the Baxter Gardner Funeral Home. The family suggests contributions in Tom’s memory may be made to Community Hospice of Carroll County, 1040 Trump Road NW, Suite B, Carrollton, Ohio 44615. To leave an online condolence message, please visit the funeral home Web site.
A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.