RICHARD THOMAS WEST
On May 3, 2013, RICHARD THOMAS WEST of Maryland. Husband of Jane Smith West; father of Sally A. West (Daniel), Richard T. West, Jr. (Linda), Thomas B. West (Ann); brother of Donald G. West; grandfather of Catherine West Zahl (David), Shelley B. West, Lucy C. West, Alexander D. West, Zoe E. Pollock and great-grandfather of Charles R. Zahl and W. Cabell Zahl. Dick was born in Washington, DC on January 24, 1923. He attended Episcopal High School followed by Princeton University
, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946. Dick worked at Weaver Bros., Inc. from 1948 to 1992. There he established the insurance division and retired as Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Directors. He also served as President of the Chevy Chase Club. He was an avid golfer and sports enthusiast and a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Services will be held at All Saints Church, 3 Chevy Chase Circle, Chevy Chase, MD on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20010.