Danny W. West, 73, of Warsaw, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Peabody Health Care in North Manchester.

He was born on March 17, 1946, in Wabash, to Glenn and Mayme Clark West. He was united in marriage on May 7, 1971, in Tokyo, Japan, to Yoshiko Kameyama, who preceded him in death on Feb. 4, 2014.

He was a Warsaw resident since 1992, moving here from Aiea, Hawaii. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1968 to 1992, serving as an E6 petty officer 1st class with the Seabees. After retiring from the Navy he was a dispatcher for Explorer Van.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 49, North Manchester Moose Lodge, Warsaw Masonic Lodge 73, Fort Wayne Valley Scottish Rite, Mizpah Shrine and Kosciusko County Shrine Club.

He is survived by his siblings: Nancy Coble of North Manchester, Sonda Coble of South Whitley and Terry (and spouse Edith) of Warsaw. He is further survived by numerous nieces and nephews and a very special friend and neighbor, Sharon Gaff of Warsaw.

He was preceded by his wife; parents; and brothers: Robert “Bob” West, Russell “Donny” West and Dickie West.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel in Warsaw.

A private funeral service will be held at a later date.


Memorials to the Animal Welfare League Building Fund, P.O. Box 1906, Warsaw, IN 46581.

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