Bennett Funeral Home

209 North Main Street, Concord, NH


Raymond "Ray" Clyde West

September 18, 1943December 26, 2019

Concord -------Raymond “Ray” C. West 76, of 33 Skyline Drive, Concord, passed in his sleep on Thursday, December 26, 2019.

Ray was a machinist for 55 years for Samuel Eastman, East Concord, and Granite State Machine in Manchester, and had retired a few years ago.

Ray loved hunting and fishing, country music, but had a passion for NASCAR. His favorite drivers were Dale Earnhardt, (both Sr. & Jr). He would go to the Daytona 500 races and NH Motor Speedway races every year with his good friend, Bob Bruce, and other friends. Ray will be dearly missed.

Ray leaves his daughter, Tammy Kirkpatrick of Scottsdale, Arizona; his brother, Freeman West and his wife, SherRee, and their children, Chris West and his family, Nick West and Kayla Anderson; his brother, Richard West and wife Mary, and their children, Justin and Joshua West and their families; Sally Eaton’s daughter Tracy Page, and her daughter, Selena Powell and her family, and Tracy’s son, Edward Mitchell Page and his family. He is predeceased by his stepfather, Freeman West; mother, Louise V. West and sister, Sally Eaton of Warner.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 6:00pm at Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main Street, Concord, NH.

Burial will be private.

For those who wish memorial contributions may be made in Ray’s name to Reverse Rett Syndrome Research Trust 67 Under Cliff Road, Trumbull, CT 06611 or online at https://reverserett.org/

Arrangements are entrusted to the Bennett Funeral Home of Concord. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at https://www.BennettFuneral.com for the West family.


  • Memorial Service Monday, January 20, 2020


Raymond "Ray" Clyde West

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Janet Peterson

January 3, 2020

I have lost a very dear friend on Dec. 26, 2019. I have enjoyed our many happy phone calls over the last few years. So pleased you were able to call and talk to me in December. You were such a blessing to me. Till we meet again dear friend.