Archive for Thursday, March 13, 2003

Robert L. West

1942-2003

March 13, 2003

Graveside services for Robert LeRoy West, 60, Eudora, were Saturday, March 8, in Eudora Cemetery.

Mr. West died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 18, 1942, in Ottawa, the son of Chuck and Mae (Higgins) Lilly. He attended Ottawa public schools. He moved from Ottawa to Eudora three years ago.

Mr. West was a self-employed carpet layer in the Ottawa, Lawrence and Kansas City areas. He bowled in several leagues in Ottawa.

He married Mary A. Spring on June 9, 1978, in Ottawa. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include seven daughters, Melody West, Cindy Roberts, Wendy Schultz, all of Ottawa, Wendy Rowins, Evansville, Ind., Amy Walles, Aurora, Mo., Shirley Lawrence, Eudora, and Mary Davis, Trenton, Mo.; a son, Michael, Ottawa; and several half-brothers and sisters.

Two sons died earlier, Charles Glenn in 1978 and David LeRoy in 1986.

The family suggests memorials to American Diabetes Foundation, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

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