Richard Allen West

Date of Death: 6/10/2017

Richard Allen West

November 27, 1951 – June 10, 2017


Richard Allen West, 65, Altoona, passed away Saturday at James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center.

Richard was born in Berkley, CA, son of the late Major and Barbara (Bray) West.  He married Barbara Crow who preceded him in death.

Richard is survived by a son, James Leland of NY; two brothers: David West of Frederick, MD and Grandin West of Roswell, NM; a sister, Barbara Tejeda of San Diego, CA; a niece, Liva (John) Marasco of Altoona; two nephews: Gregory West and Howard West and three great-nieces: Gianna, Mayah and Kaliyah Marasco.

He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran and enjoyed classic cars.  Previously, Richard lived in Panama, Mexico and Florida.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a graveside service at 12:30 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Calvary Cemetery.


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