Luther Allen West

Luther Allen West, 64, of Jerseyville, passed away Friday May 31, 2013, at 2:36 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Hospital emergency room. He was born Feb. 7, 1949, in Alton, to John L. and Bernice Geisler West. He married Cathy Brown July 8, 1968, in Brighton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Dennis West; and one sisterKathy Rulo.

Luther was a truck driver for Wilson Trucking in Piasa.

Surviving are his wife, Cathy; one son, Joseph West, of Jerseyville; two sisters, Donna West and Sue (Keith) Fuller, both of Mexio, Mo.; four brothers, John Robert (Kathy)  Rhodes, of Medora, Richard (Rhonda) West, of Brighton, Donald (Joanne) West, of Carrollton and John William Lynch, of Shipman.

Visitation was Tuesday, June 4, 2013, from 9-10 a.m., at Targhetta and Wooldridge Funeral Home in Brighton.

Funeral services were Tuesday, June 4, 2013, also at Targhetta and Wooldridge Funeral Home with Matt Nicholson officiating.

Burial was at Brighton Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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Luther Allen West