Charles W. West
Charles William West, 67, entered into eternal rest through Jesus Christ on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.
Charles was born in Hermitage, Missouri to Odus and Alta West on June 29, 1946. He worked as a Skills Service Manager for Goodwill Industries for over 20 years. He was an Elder in his church and also played drums in the church orchestra. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a devoted Christian, always sharing his love of Christ.
Charles is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Arlayne Marie; three children, Christina (Tim) Way, Charles "Rob" West and Tammy (Thor) Moreno and 10 grandchildren, Christopher and Abby Ziegler and Stephanie Way, Ashley, Amanda and Alexis George and Marrissa, Lucy, Ian, Sophia Moreno.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m., Friday, February 21 followed by a funeral service beginning at 1:30pm both at New Hope Assembly of God Church, 6800 Townsend Avenue, Urbandale, IA. Burial will be at Sunny Hill Cemetery, Grimes. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church in memory of Charles.
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 20, 2014