A graduate of Lawton High School, he joined the United States Navy in 1975. C.W. dedicated his life and career in serving his country, stationed in Lakehurst, N.J., Dallas, TX, Midwest City, OK, Fayetteville, AR, Tuscaloosa, AL and New Orleans, LA, where he retired.
He married Sharon Clemons on June 1 1972, and to this union two sons were born, Matthew West on September 21, 1973 and David West on May 1, 1975.
C.W. went on to obtain his Bachelor’s Degree from Midwest America Bible College. He worked at OCCC as a financial aid counselor, retiring in 2016.
He was currently a dedicated member and served as the Assistant Minister at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Yukon, OK, where he also served as the President of the Church Council twice. His ministry there extended to the children by playing Santa Clause for the RLC kids.
C.W. is survived by his wife, Sharon; two sons, Matthew West and wife Christy and David West, and 7 grandchildren, Zach, Jacob, Jackson, Madeline, Miranda, Jared and Sawyer.
Celebration of Life services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Yukon, OK.
Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, OK.