John West


ELKHART — John Edward West, 57, of Elkhart, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Oklahoma City.

ELKHART — John Edward West, 57, of Elkhart, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Oklahoma City.

He was born Nov. 23, 1945, in Guymon, Okla., to John Henry and Leora Opha Horn West.

Mr. West was a truck driver and a cowboy.

Survivors include a daughter, Natasha Forbes of Elkhart; a brother, Jerry West of Lubbock, Texas; two sisters, Peggy Culver of Guymon, and Belinda West of Lubbock; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Joe Marie Buse.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Morton County Civic Center, Elkhart. Burial will be at Elkhart Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Elkhart. A memorial has been established for the family, in care of the funeral home, Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.


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