WARREN, Ohio – De’Vonte Lamar West, 24 of 2011 Ferndale Avenue SW, Warren, departed this life suddenly Thursday, August 3, 2017.
He was born April 23, 1993 in Warren, Ohio, the son of Bruce L. and Nakilia Freeman West.
Mr. West was a self-employed dog breeder for three years.
He attended Second Baptist Church.
He enjoyed football, basketball, cars, dogs and traveling.
He was a 2011 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and attended Walsh College.
He leaves to mourn two sons, Kayne Damar West and Dailyn Cameron both of Warren; one daughter, Miss A’Leena Mykell Henderson of Warren; his mother, Ms. Nakilia Freeman West of Warren; his father, Bruce L. West of Warren; two brothers, Jordan L. West and Myles L. West both of Warren; one sister, Ms. Charleigh D. Adams of Warren; grandparents, Terry and Joserene Freeman, Ms. Ruth E. West, Ms. Irene Hugley and Ms. Mildred A. Harris all of Warren; fiancé, Ms. Andrea Staggers; Charles Adams, who helped raise him; two children he helped raise, Miss Riley Staggers and Javontae Gregory and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 11, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at the Second Baptist Church.
Calling Hours will be held two hours prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon.
Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at 688 Roosevelt NE, the home of his mother, Nakilia West.
Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, August 9 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.