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Howard T. "Shamrock" West, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1909
Shamrock (Wheeler County)
Wheeler County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1984
Tipton County
Indiana, USA

Services for Howard T. "Shamrock" West Sr., will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Murray Funeral Home, Kokomo Chapel. The Rev. Everett Chambers will officiate and friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

West died at 6:40 a.m. Friday March 16, 1984, in Tipton County Memorial Hospital. He was born in Shamrock, Texas, April 16, 1909, a son of Troy and Rosa (Perkins) West. Oct. 31, 1937, he married Dorthy Dowden, who survives.

Also surviving are six daughters, Mary L. Pyke, Marcia A. Gain, Deborah Jean West, Lila Ennis and Susan Russell of Kokomo, and Cindy L. Clem* of Danville; two sons, Howard Troy West Jr. of Kokomo and Earl Thomas West of Arcadia; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Rena Shackelford of Kokomo. Three daughters and two brothers preceded him in death.

West had been employed by Pinkerton's Inc. and self-employed.

*Cindy L. Clem - although she was known as Cindy most of her life, her first name is actually Cinda. This information is directly from Cinda. 
Family links: 
  Troy Elsworth West (1873 - 1961)
  Dorothy Ruth Dowden West (1919 - 1998)
  Mary Louise West Pyke (1939 - 2011)*
  Earl Thomas West (1945 - 1988)*
  Rena Opal West Shackelford (1904 - 1992)*
  Howard T. West (1909 - 1984)
*Calculated relationship
Salem Cemetery
Howard County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Valerie (Shackelford) Ne...
Originally Created by: Tombstoner & Family
Record added: Nov 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100323958
Howard T. Shamrock West, Sr
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Howard T. Shamrock West, Sr
Added by: Tombstoner & Family
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- Valerie (Shackelford) Nechuta
 Added: Dec. 11, 2012

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