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Jerold E. "Jerry" West

NEWARK: A funeral service celebrating the life of Jerold E. "Jerry" West, age 78, of Newark, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Miller officiating. Burial will take place in Newark Memorial Gardens.

Jerry was born May 7, 1936 in Newark, Ohio. He passed away on June 7, 2014 at his home. Jerry was a graduate of Newark High School and served for several years in the Ohio National Guard. He retired after over 30 years of service from Owens Corning Fiberglas. He was an active member and employed with GMP Local #244. He was also a member of the AFL-CIO. Jerry enjoyed volunteering with motorcycle benefits and bike runs.

He is survived by two daughters, Tina (Gary) Smith of Newark and Roxie Dixon of Newark; several grandchildren; special family pets, Maybelle and Tootsie; and many friends at the GMP Hall.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Alva and Irene West; his wife, Martha R. (Moran) West, on January 23, 1999; and by a son, Claude "Jay" Moore.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, at the funeral home, 179 Granville Street, Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to the .

Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for the West family.

Please visit to share a special memory about Jerry or to sign an online guest book.


Published in the Advocate on June 9, 2014
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