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Oscar L West

March 5, 1945 ~ April 14, 2021 (age 76)


Oscar Lee West

Oscar L. West was born in Florida on March 5th, 1945 to the late Mollie West and Freddie West. He was the second child born from this union. Sadly, on April 14th, 2021 he was called home and became our guardian angel.

Oscar West grew up in Georgia and was educated in the Georgia Public School System. Oscar began his career at General Motors and worked there for 33 years until retirement in Linden, New Jersey. After retirement he came to Pittsburgh, PA to be where most of his family lived until his death. After retirement he volunteered and became Vice Chairperson of the NVH Advisory Council Board. He also was Sargant in Arms for the NVH High Rise Tenant Council. He also volunteered calling Bingo for the High Rise for 8 years.

Oscar is preceded in death by his parents Mollie and Freddie West and his daughter, Jeanie Johnson. He is survived by his Life Partner, Etta Wilkerson, siblings Freddie West Jr., Mary L. West, and Patty Simpson, his sons, Curtis West, Raymond West, Oscar West, and Steven West, and step-son Dwight Wilkerson. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grand children, along with a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends who loved him.

Oscar loved and cherished all who crossed his path, and will truly be missed.


Visitation Service will be held 11AM to 12PM on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

At Stephen M. Brady Funeral Home.

920 Cedar Ave. Pgh. 15212

Followed by Interment at Highwood Cemetery



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