MAMOU - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of, Harry Lee West, 87 announces his passing on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 12:50 P.M. at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:30 A.M. at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Chataignier. Rite of Committal will follow in the West Family Cemetery with Fr. Darren Eldridge Celebrant.
He was a proud Veteran of the United States Army,was a Merchant Marine First Engineer and a Farmer of Rice, Beans and Crawfish. Harry was loved by all his friends.
Harry was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, he will be greatly missed by his wife, of 58 years, Loretta D. West of Chataignier; two sons, James Craig West and wife, Cathy and Lucas Troy West and his wife, Molly all of Chataignier; two brothers, Evans West and wife, Mercedes of Lanse Meg and Ronald West of Point Blue; six grandchildren, Justin Bo West and wife, Michelle, Christina LaVergne and husband, Jacob, Lucas Burke West, Ashley Burke West, Amy Burke West and Harry Burke West; three great grandchildren, Austin and Andrew West and Riley LaVergne
Harry will now reunite in Heaven with his, parents, Gustave and Christina West and one brother Lonis West. They surely await his arrival with open arms and a joyous heart.
At the request of the West family visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou on Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 4:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 P.M. Sunday evening by Deacon Chuck Ortego.
Family and friends may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and/or send condolences online at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231.