Roger William West


    Roger William West of Steelville, Missouri, previously of Leasburg, Missouri, was born on Sunday, November 5, 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri to John William and Alta “Madeline” (Moutray) West and passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the age of 69 years, 11 months and 26 days.


    Roger made a profession of faith at the age of eight years old.  He was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.
    He lived his whole life in Crawford County and attended both Leasburg and Bourbon Schools.
    He was a dump truck driver and worked for Crawford County Road District #2. He loved antique cars and trucks, local history, all things western and the Andy Griffith Show.
    His hobbies included hunting and fishing and going to gun shows.  He especially wanted to be remembered for telling jokes and making people laugh with his “Roger” stories.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Madeline West, and brother, Richard West.
    He is survived by his son, Courtney (Erica) West of Cuba, Missouri; brother, Gary (Karin) West of Steelville, Missouri; sisters, Kay (Chuck) Caltry of Sullivan, Missouri and Darla West of Leasburg, Missouri; grandchildren, Allison, Gabrielle and Lane West; special friend, Carolyne Simpson of Cook Station, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020 with Rev. Spencer Hutson officiating.
    Burial was in the Moutray Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.