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Paul West departed this life on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the age of 70 years old. Beloved husband of 44 years to Lynn Berniard West. Father of Paul T. West and Grandfather of Christopher D. West, Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mabel Mack West and Anderson West Jr.; Sisters, Lelia Robinson, Joyce Frank and his twin, Pauline Simpson. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Paul graduated from Joseph S. Clark High School, SUNO and received his Master's degree from Xavier University. He served 2 years in the U.S. Army and was active in the civil rights movement in New Orleans. During his career as an Educator, Paul taught in numerous public schools in New Orleans and at Xavier University. Paul was a member of St. James AME Church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services in the Chapel of the Roses of Charbonnet Labat Glapion Funeral Home, 1615 St. Philip Street on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 3 PM. Interment PRIVATE. Visitation 2 PM IN THE CHAPEL.

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  • Thursday, May 11, 2017
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