obit art 14David Kendall West, 55, of Cadiz, died Sunday, Oct. 5, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville. He was born March 25, 1959 in Wheeling, W.Va., a son of Virginia Wheeler Hython West of Columbus, the late Clarence “Brazzie” West.

Mr. West was a former trooper at the Cambridge Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, before becoming disabled. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Cambridge.

In addition to his fathers, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Pamela West-McFadden and Ginger West Jones.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are three daughters, Josselyn West of Worthington, Jade West of Ft. Lee, N.J. and Alexandria Thomas of Worthington; two sons, Arin Ray of Piscataway, N.J. and Jorden Kendall West of Worthington; two granddaughters, Icis West and Aubrey Parisis; his former wife, Leslie Tilton of Worthington; three sisters, Rhonda West of Largo, Md., Terri (Aubrey) Watts of Upper Marlboro, MD and Tracey West of Columbus; two brothers, Brent (Edwina) West of Columbus and Randy West of Upper Marlboro, Md.; several nieces nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Friends may call Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church, 301 E. Market St., Cadiz, Ohio. Elder Howard Rudolph will officiate. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.

The family is assisted by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz.

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