Michael Joseph West

January 22, 1954February 3, 2021

Michael Joseph West, 67, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. Preceding him in death were his parents, Joseph and Thelma West. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Diane West, son Matthew West, sister Cathy (Deral) Spaulding, brother-in-law Kenny Wartschlager, sister-in-law Debbie Wartschlager, mother-in-law Pat Jenks, nieces Saundra, Sarah and Becca, along with a host of other family and friends.

Mike touched so many lives and is remembered for his dry wit, willingness to help anyone in need and most of all his kind heart.

A celebration of Mike’s life will be held at a later date. Details to follow.

In lieu of flowers, we encourage you to donate to your favorite charity in remembrance of Mike.

The family would like to thank the healthcare professionals at Baptist Health Louisville and University of Louisville Hospital for their compassion and care.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Peggy Lutes

February 9, 2021

Hi Diane, I am so sorry to learn of Mike's death. Please know that you and Matthew will be remembered in my prayers as you deal with this loss. I am so sorry.

Robert & Lenora Ott

February 7, 2021

Diane & Matthew,
Our deepest sympathy to you in the passing of Mike. May the God of all comfort and peace be with you. Love, Robert & Lenora

Tony DeSpain

February 7, 2021

Di, Matt, and family,

I have such fond memories of my times with ole Mikey, and I always enjoyed his smartassedness! He was a good man, and I am sure he is somewhere in the great beyond telling a story and blowing out some pipe smoke! Sending my condolences and love to all who knew him. R.I.P. old man until we meet again! Love you all dearly.

Esther Jaggers

February 7, 2021

My deepest sympathy to your family as you grieve Mike’s passing. I remember spending the night at Aunt Thelma’s and Uncle Joe’s as a kid and playing all day. Fun times.
May you be comforted by our God of all comfort.
Tony and Esther Jaggers

Pamela Guelda

February 6, 2021

Diane-Bill & I send our most sincere condolences to you & your son upon the death of Mike. ( my cousin)Please know you are in our thoughts & prayers. May God comfort you as He promised in the days & months ahead. Our love & blessings to you. Pamela & Bill Guelda

Shirley Haburne

February 6, 2021

My most happy & fun memory of Mike is his silly sense of humor. I used to get so tickled when him & mom would get together & have a few cold ones & start verbally sparing with each other. It was like watching a tennis match. 🥰