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Harold Allen West

Born: 2/25/1927

Died: 11/10/2005

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Harold Allen West, 78, a 20-year resident of Bullhead City, Arizona, passed away November 10, 2005. He was born February 25, 1927, in Cedar Hill, Colorado, the son of Allen and Janet West.

Harold was an honorably discharged Naval veteran of World War II, proudly serving the United States as Carpenter’s Mate Third Class from 1944-45. His ship was the USS Caliante which was at the signing of the treaty in Tokyo Harbor at the end of World War II.

He made a career of heavy duty mechanics and worked 22 years for Los Angeles Water & Power at their yard in Mojave, California. He retired and moved to Bullhead City in 1985 with wife June, who survives him. He loved his motorcycles.

He is also survived by one son, Eddie A. West (Josie) of Lakewood, California; three daughters, Linda (Adrian) Rodriques of Clarkville, Tennessee, Diana (Kim) Shelly of Joseph City, Arizona, and Jackie Ricker of Tallahassee, Florida; and one stepson, Kenneth E. Bowers Sr. of Bullhead City; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an only sister, Christine Moschetti of Grass Valley, California.

Harold Allen West