Walter Lane “Walt” West, 77, of Lake Ozark, Mo., formerly of Aledo, departed this life on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Lakeside Meadows in Osage Beach, Mo.
Memorial Services were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Mo. The family received friends for visitation from 4-6 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements were under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Mo.
Walter was born July 2, 1934 in Fort Madison, Iowa, the son of Forrest and Ida (Markle) West. Walt was united in marriage on Oct. 15, 1955 to Sandra Jean Dance, and together they had shared the past 56 years until his death. Walt worked many years as a bricklayer.
Walt is survived by his loving wife Sandra of the home; two sons, Greg (Sandy) West of Lake Ozark, Mo. and Jeff (Tammy) West of Centennial, Colo.; one daughter Lori Montoya and friend Ray Westhouse of Lake Ozark, Mo.; three brothers, Raymond West of Monmouth, Quentin (Alberta) West of Boulder, Colo. and Robert (Rosemarie) West of Laramie, Wy.; five grandchildren, Jennifer West, Krystal West, Jordan Montoya, Matt West, and Whitney West; two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Adelyn, along with several other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Forrest and Ida West, one brother, Ernest West and sisters-in-law Maurita West and June West.