JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Robert Lee “Bob” West

Robert Lee “Bob” West, 73, of Mt. Vernon died 7 p.m. Oct. 23, 2004,
at his home. Mr. West was born Aug. 24, 1931, in Olney, a son of Bert
and Flossie (Frankland) West. He married Ann C. (Vuick) West March 19,
1980, in Olney; she survives. Also surviving are five children, five
stepchildren, several grandchildren and step-grandchildren and two
sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. 
Mr. West was a member of Mt. Olive Methodist Church in Claremont. 
He was a veteran,serving in the Navy from Oct. 18, 1950, to Aug. 3, 1954. 
In the early 1970's he became superintendent and supervised and operated 
the Mt. Vernon Rescue Mission until he retired in April of this year due 
to his illness. 
Graveside funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at Kirk
Cemetery in Ina, with the Rev. Ted Anderson officiating. Military rites
will be conducted by American Legion Post 141 of Mt. Vernon. Visitation
will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Johnston Funeral Home in Mt.
Vernon. For more information you may contact Johnston Funeral Home at
242-0604. 



Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 0ct. 27, 2004
Submitted by Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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