Clarence Edward West, 82

Clarence Edward West, 82, of rural Denver died at 1:03 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at his home.  He was born Dec. 24, 1937 at his grandparent's home in Jonesboro to Clarence "Willard" and Esther Mae (Bragg) West.

Clarence was a 1955 graduate of Noble High School. He married Nancy Lee Marshall at the Center Chapel Brethren Church in rural Peru on Dec. 28, 1957. Clarence was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Center Chapel Brethren Church.

Clarence served as Richland Township Trustee in Miami County for 16 years. He enjoyed going to and participating in tractor pulls. Clarence also liked to give treats to the kids at the kiddie tractor pulls. He enjoyed sprint car racing, and even flagged a race at Bunker Hill Speedway.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Lee West of Denver; four children, Peggy Sue West of Denver, Janet Lee (Chad Baxter) West of Rochester, Dale Leon West of Denver, Edward Wayne West of Peru; seven grandchildren, Maggie Elizabeth (Jordan) Winans of Walton, Abby Nicole West of Macy, Jordan Dale West of Denver, Trevor Stephen West and Conner Edward West, both of Huntington, Karrisa Lynn (Ryan) Thornsbury of Denver, and Kyle Wayne (Halie Stiles) West of Peru; six great-grandchildren, Jaylen Mattix, Jackson Jordan, Mayzie Danielle, Chayson James, Liam Wayne, and Luke Clarence, brothers and sisters, Susie (Joseph) Stout of Winston Salem, N.C., John (Sharon) West of Roann, Larry (Sheryl) West of Peru, and Becky (Isaac) Stout of Winston-Salem; and his sister-in-law, Diana West of Wabash.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Jerry West.

Private family services were Friday, April 24, 2020 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Rd., Roann, with Jason See officiating. Pallbearers were Kyle West, Jordan West, Trevor West, Bill Clemons, Van Haisley, Joe Flitcraft, Jon Burkhardt, and Randall Swartz. Honorary pallbearers were Conner West, Jaylen West, Chayson Roberts, and Jackson Winans. Burial was in Roann Community Cemetery, Roann. 

Preferred memorials are Center Chapel Brethren Church, Parkinson Foundation, or Premier Hospice.

The memorial guest book for Clarence may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Apr 30