This morning, surrounded by his fellow firefighters and family, Engineer William West, peacefully died at home. Willie is survived Jennifer Piper, Carmen Piper, his father Royal West, sisters Sandra Aguirre and Bonnie Showwalter, and his brother Robert West.
Willie began his career with Lockheed Missiles and Space as a Firefighter in 1989 and became a full-time Firefighter with ECCFPD in November of 2002.
Willie was known for his professionalism, kindness, and sincere gentle spirit.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the William West fund.
Further arrangements are pending, with details to follow.
For further information contact Battalion Chief Brian Helmick at (925) 584-8468