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Lavar H West

02/01/1928 - 07/15/2017
Service Date: 07/22/2017
Service Time: 10:30 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 532 S. Greenfield Road, Mesa, Arizona

Lavar H West, 89, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 at home in Mesa, Arizona.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Jean Ellsworth West and four children: Stephen (Julie), Sharon (Rod), Kevin (Ronda), Brenda (Alan), 22 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.

 A faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served a mission to the Southern States as a young man and held many positions of trust throughout his life.  He was a wonderful provider, a loving husband, and a beloved father and grandfather.  His hallmarks were love of family and service to fellowman and he is greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 10:30 am at the LDS chapel, 532 S. Greenfield, Mesa.  A viewing will be held from 9:30 – 10:15 prior to services. A viewing will also be held on Friday, July 21, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Bunker’s University Chapel, 3529 E. University in Mesa.


  • Wendy Hardy Coltrin

    I have such good El Paso memories of your wonderful father, husband. Prayers of comfort & love to each of you. Love, Wendy

  • Cindia and John Adams

    We are so sorry for your great loss. Your Dad was so kind, and he will be remembered fondly. May time soften the pain until all that remains is the beauty of the memories and the love.

  • Earl J. Owens

    Condolences and love from the family of A. Orr and Roxie W. Owens.

  • Betty Gale Peters

    Lifelong memories of very spiritual times and loving ones too from this wonderful family back in El Paso. Our love to you all and may He comfort your hearts.

  • I’m very sorry for your loss, and I wanted to offer you some comfort that I’ve found in the Bible. Isaiah 25:8 says “God will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” I hope this verse brings you some comfort in this hard time.

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