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Obituary: Usher T. West

Usher T. West, age 78, of Salt Lake City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 14, 2001 of causes incident to age.

Usher was born March 17, 1922 in Chester, UT to Ray A. and Elsie McClellan West. On May 20, 1944, he married Barbara Gene Hillman.

He was raised in Payson, Utah where he graduated from Payson High School in 1940. He served three years in the navy during World War II. Later he attended the University of Utah where he received a B.S. Degree and a Masters Degree in Social Work.

Usher is survived by his wife; children, Rebecca Gene (Dennis) Simpson, Gregory Usher (Merna) West, Nathan Hillman (Tammy) West, and Patricia (Mark) Varny; 15 grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, McClellan West and Wendell West; two sisters, Arlene Gallagher and Beth Simpson.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 16 at 12 noon at the Canyon Rim Ward Chapel, 3100 E. 3000 S. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 S. 2300 E., and at the church on Friday for one hour prior to the services. Interment: Payson City Cemetery.