Roy Moore West, was born in Morley, Missouri, May 13, 1894. Died in France while serving his Country in the Med. Repl. Unit 58, in the World War, died of Acute Lobar Pneumonia October 11th, 1918, age 24 years 4 months and 28 days. In 1897 he moved with his parents to Garfield County, Oklahoma, in 1905 he again moved to Ellis County, Oklahoma, where he lived until he was called to serve his Country in the World War on July 25th, 1918.
His body being returned to his mother, brothers and sisters for burial July 25, 1920. he leaves a mother, Martha C. West, a brother S. J. West, of Woodward, Oklahoma, D. E. and J. C. West, of Arnett, C. A. West, of Lamar, Colorado, Mrs. J. J. Cantwell of Syracuse, Kansas, Mrs. M. M. Godfrey, of Gage, besides several nephews, nieces and a host of friends, to mourn his loss.
Funeral services were held at the Harmon church conducted by Rev., Gale, pastor of the Harmon church. His body was laid to rest by the side of his father in the Harmon cemetery Sunday afternoon July 25th.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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