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Henry Gwynne West

Henry Gwynne West
May 20, 1934 - February 8, 2018

Henry Gwynne West, 83, formerly of Wichita Falls, died on Thursday, February 8, 2018, in Temple, Texas.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Crestview Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.

Henry Gwynne West was born in Kaufman Texas, on May 20, 1934. He married Ruth Janett Ketner on November 1, 1969. Known as Gwynne, to his family and friends, he loved popcorn, ice cream on a stick, and baked Lays Potato chips. Gwynne was a former member of the Westside Baptist Church in Wichita Falls, Texas. In his younger days, he was employed by the local Trade Winds motel for many years. His stories included meeting such stars as George Strait, Willie Nelson, and the Beach Boys, as well as many others who graced the Trade Winds back in its illustrious days. He loved to share stories, laugh, and listen to old country music.

Gwynne was preceded in death by his mother, Flossie West; brother, Bill West; sister, Joyce Baird; and his loving wife of 28 years, Ruth Janett West.

He leaves behind his sons, Alan D. and wife, Brandi Arbuckle; and Russell and wife, Kelley Arbuckle all of Wichita Falls TX; a grandson, Shawn; granddaughters, Lindsey, Rachael and Ashly; and great grandson Elijah.