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.