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George B. West, Jr. – June 20, 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

George B. West, Jr.

George B. West, Jr., 74, of Janesville, CA passed away June 20, 2017, peacefully at his home. He was born in Irwin, PA to George West, Sr. and Marie West on November 7, 1943, and moved to Lassen County in the early 1960’s. He graduated from Lassen High School and continued his education at Chico State University, earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture. He then joined the Army and continued his education through the Military, earning his Master’s Degree. George was retired from the State of California – Department of Corrections where he worked his way through the ranks from Officer to Associate Warden.

He was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. Once retired he found a new focus – besides his family, country, community, and cows – Lake 4-H. He became an active leader and eventually became the club community leader. He volunteered with 4-H at the Lassen County Fair and many other areas of need in this community. George was also active on the Lassen-Modoc Food Bank Board.

He will be greatly missed by his wife Nancy; daughters Kimberly, Jennifer, and Michelle; grandchildren, Lisa, JD, Carlene, Christina, and Kyle; great-granddaughter, Shyla; his sisters Joan, Marion “Pete” and Susie; brothers Leo and Don; and numerous other relatives and close friends. He is preceded in death by his two sons Stephen and Michael, his parents, his brother Jim, and his sister Gene. Private funeral services were held on June 23, 2017, in Milford, CA. A celebration of Life will be held on July 7, 2017, at 2pm-6pm at the Janesville Fire Hall.

Private funeral services will be held on June 23, 2017, in Milford, CA. A celebration of Life will be held on July 7, 2017, at 2pm-6pm at the Janesville Fire Hall.

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13 Responses to George B. West, Jr. – June 20, 2017

  1. Diane Reece

    Diane Reece

    Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    Prayers for your family.

  2. Nancy Lounsbury

    Nancy Lounsbury

    Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Love and prayers to the family. One Great Guy.

  3. Mildred Bowman

    Mildred Bowman

    Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 6:55 am

    Prayers got family and friends

  4. Shannon Lee Tomlinson

    Shannon Lee Tomlinson

    Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at 12:32 am

    You will be deeply missed Uncle George thank you for being a big part of my childhood

  5. Theresa Kemp Nagel

    Theresa Kemp Nagel

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    Our sympathy to the entire family, so sorry.

  6. Rick Wallace

    Rick Wallace

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    Worked with and knew George for many years. He was a one of a kind class act. My condolences to all his loved ones. We have lost a good one.

  7. Elvira Harrison

    Elvira Harrison

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    So sorry and prayers for the family.

  8. Kathy Dyer

    Kathy Dyer

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 2:41 pm

    My deepest respect & sympathy to George’s family. I worked with him for 20 years. What an amazing man.

  9. Ray Couso

    Ray Couso

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    One of the finest gentlemen I have had the pleasure to work with.

  10. Sandy Shaffer

    Sandy Shaffer

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 12:24 pm

    Prayers for the whole family.

  11. Kevin Stafford

    Kevin Stafford

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 11:49 am

    Condolences to the family I have known George for 34 years he was a great boos,friend and a great community leader he gave so much for the kids in this community he will be missed very much.

  12. Jan Medley

    Jan Medley

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 11:42 am

    Victoriana Griffith

  13. Jan Medley

    Jan Medley

    Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 11:42 am

    Condolences to Mr. West’s family.

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