West, Richard G., age 83, a 45 year resident of Warren, resident of Richmond, Mich. for the last 15 years, died on December 1, 2014. Beloved husband of Mary (Chmielewski) for 59 years. Dear father to Kathleen (Greg) Olsen, Patricia (Bill) Lockhart, and James. Preceded in death by his son, Richard Michael. Loving grandfather of seven and great- grandfather of two. Richard served in the Navy from 1951 to 1954. He had a distinguished 35 year career as a designer with Chrysler where he also served as a Chief Stewart for local 412 unit 1. Memorial Mass will be held in his honor on Saturday, December 6 at 11 a.m. followed by a family life celebration at Holy Family Catholic Church in Memphis, Mich. Interment will be at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich., at a later date. Instead of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.Published in Daily Tribune on Dec. 5, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 6 "On behalf of all of the Graf kid's, we are saddened to hear..."- Claudia Rettell"To Entire West Family: I wanted to offer my sincerest..."- John Koerber"Dear Mary,Kathy,Pat, Jim-You all our our extended Reid Dr..."- Nancy Wiiliams McKenna"Mary, Richard and I are so sorry for the loss of your..."- Richard & Nancy Collins"Dear Mary, Otto & I feel very sad by your loss. I will miss..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Richard West Add a video + Photos View All Add + 2012 Roscommon MI http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=richard-g-west&pid=173359818