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Richard "Rick" West, 63, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away 8/26/18 at his home. He was born in Atlanta and graduated from Gordon High School in Decatur.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Geraldine West. He is survived by his children, Roxie and Jes; sister, Debbie; and other extended family including Alan, Courtney, Amelia, Walter, Sr., Lynn, John, Victor, Eva, Walter, Jr., Allen, Ryan, Alex, Adam, Nick and Kylie.

He had a prosperous career as a salesman for A. Smile Jeans and was the Vice President of Sales for the Southeast Division of Cotler. Richard and Geraldine spent most of their time together either traveling across the Southeastern U.S. for business or traveling across Europe and the Caribbean on vacation. Richard also made frequent trips to the Jacksonville Beaches as he enjoyed fishing and swimming along the Atlantic Coast. He dedicated the last years of his life towards raising his family in a Catholic household.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. with visitation 1-hour before services at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 435 1st Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, Fla. Funeral arrangements entrusted to HARDAGE-GIDDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1701 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, Fla. West, Richard "Rick"
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Sept. 16 to Sept. 17, 2018
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