Carl S. West

CORTLAND – Carl S. West, 70, died June 4, 2014, at Lawnwood Medical Center in Fort Pierce, Fla.

Carl was born in Spencer, W.Va., to Charles and Vesta Rogers West.

He enjoyed fishing, wintering in Okeechobee, Fla., and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the IUOE Local 66 in Pittsburgh, the Cortland Moose Lodge 1012, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 518, Hartford, Masons of Ohio Lodge 0442, 32nd degree Scottish Rite Kinsman, Okeechobee VFW Post 4423 and Okeechobee Eagles Arie 4509.

Carl is survived by his wife of 50 years, Diana West of Cortland; two sons, Carl West of Brighton, Ill., and Dan West of Cortland; and two grandchildren, Abby and Sam.

Carl was preceded in death by brothers, Lloyd and Clarence West; and a sister, Maria Miller.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date in Cameron, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Billy Parsons Memorial Fund, Route 5, Box 547, Cameron, W.Va. 26033. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at

All arrangements were entrusted to the direction of Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 N. Parrott Ave., Okeechobee, FL 34972.

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