Desmond "Desie" Eugene West
January 21, 1957 – June 30, 2018
WEST Desmond Eugene “Desie”, 61 of Fairborn, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Soin Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Clarence “Sam” West. Desie is survived by his children, Whitney, Rebekah, and Shane; grandson, Damon; siblings, Clarence “Buddy” West, Cheryl Amburn, Carolyn Kugle, Bonita Riegel, and Leslie Miller; aunt, Debbie Sizemore; and many nieces and nephews. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and nature. In his youth he was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and achieved Eagle Scout status. Desie served in the United States Air Force and honorably retired in 1980. He enjoyed Native American heritage, classic 70’s music, and was known for his love of tattoos. Above all, he loved his family. His family will receive friends Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, 119 E. Main St. Fairborn. Graveside services with Military Honors will immediately follow at Byron Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.burchamtobiasfuneralhome.com.
- Visitation Saturday, July 7, 2018
- Graveside Service with Military Honors Saturday, July 7, 2018