KINSLEY – Ronald E. West, 71, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Edwards County Hospital in Kinsley.
He was born Feb. 16, 1943 to Cecil A. and Joyce (Baker) West in Cushing, Okla.
He married Karen Martin Jan. 3, 1975 at Perryton, Texas. She survives.
He attended high school in Guymon, Okla. class of 1961.
He then attended OSU and graduated with his degree at OPSU.
He was a Field Coordinator for Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline (Cities Service Gas Co.) for more than 30 years before retiring in 2006.
Ronald enjoyed golf, hunting, football, bowling and genealogy.
He was a member of Grant Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include son, Troy Johnson and wife Teresa, Bartlesville, Okla.; daughter, Cari Sallee and husband Gene, Liberal; five grandchildren: Krista S. Sallee, Liberal, Nathan Johnson, Bartlesville, Okla., Courtney Johnson, Bartlesville, Okla., Justin Sallee, Liberal and Tildon Johnson, Bartlesville, Okla.; aunt, Mary Biggers and husband Don, El Reno, Okla. and his constant companion his miniature Schnauzer, Bandit.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
• Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Grant Street Church of Christ with David King presiding.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 .p.m tomorrow at Miller Mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to Central & Western Alzheimer's Assoc. or the Liberal Senior Center-Respite Care in care of Miller Mortuary.
Condolences may be sent to the family through Ronald's tribute webpage at www.millermortuary.net