Ralph Arlo West

August 18, 1932 - March 16, 2023

08/18/1932 - 03/16/2023

Past Services

Tuesday March 21, 2023
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Funeral Service
Tuesday March 21, 2023
6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Ralph Arlo West, 90, of Moundsville, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2023 in Belmont Manor, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
He was born August 18, 1932 in Glen Easton, the son of the late Fred and Lula (Smith) West.
Ralph was a retired letter carrier for the United States Postal Service; a Veteran Corporal in the U.S. Army: loved deer hunting, fishing traveling and country music.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Ruby Jean (Gump) West, three brothers, a sister and a great grandson Kaden Blake.
Surviving are three children Daniel West (Brenda) of Glen Easton, Darrell West (Linda) of West Alexander and Debra Grimm of St. Clairsville; a brother Marvin Roy West (Bernice) of Medford Oregon: brother-in-law Louis Gump of Moundsville; sister-in-law Linda Henry of Florida; eight grandchildren Amy West , Jessica West, Heather Blake (Gerald), Kris West, Brandon Harris (Miranda), Levi West, Jason Hanket and Jenna Hanket; sixteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 3pm – 6 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave, Moundsville. Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct Military Services at 6 pm followed by funeral services with Mr. Mark Mason officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

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Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
11 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Ralph Arlo West, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Ralph Arlo West, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Bud Hinerman
11 months ago

So Sorry to hear the Ralph has passed, we was lucky to have several good neighbors over the years and still have a few left but none was any better than Ralph West.
He’ll be missed