GARY A.WEST, 68, of Sidney passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:49 PM at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit in Troy. He was born on October 16, 1948 in Oneida, Tennessee, the son of the late Lonnie and Pauline (Carson) West. On March 15, 1985, he married the former Kathryn Phares, who survives.
Gary is survived by one son, Allyn West of Sidney; four siblings, Sam (Terri) West of Piqua, Sherri (Brian) McPherson of Knoxville, TN, Bobby West of Oneida, TN, and Tim West of Maryville, TN, and three grandchildren.
Mr. West retired from Marysville Honda of America as a Purchasing Agent after 7 years. He also worked for 19 years at Copeland and was a Purchasing Manager at the former IKEDA in Sidney for 10 years. Gary was an avid golfer, enjoyed traveling to Florida and especially loved spending time with his family. He was a past "PER" of the Sidney Elks lodge 786. Gary proudly served in the Army during the Vietnam period from 1969-1971.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday May 27, 2017 at 10 AM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home 302 S. Main Ave with Pastor Roderick Jones officiating. The family has asked in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to either the American Cancer Society: https://donate3.cancer.org/ or the American Heart Association: https://donatenow.heart.org/ in Gary's honor.
Condolences may be expressed to the West family at our website, www.cromesfh.com