Sharon K. West


Sharon K. West, 66, of Columbus, passed away at 1:31 p.m., February 2, 2018, at Kindred Hospital Indianapolis.

Sharon was born August 10, 1951 in Columbus, the daughter of Coy and Rissie Burton. She married Phillip M. West on April 22, 2000.

Sharon retired from Arvin Industries in 2017 after 40 years of service. She was also one of the business partners in “The Sandwich Shop” here in Columbus. The love of Sharon’s life was her grandchildren.

The funeral will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday February 7, 2018 at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Lee officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service Wednesday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

Survivors include her husband Phillip; a son, Anthony (Amanda Gates) Everroad of Columbus; a daughter, Amy (James) Barrier of Jacksonville, Florida; a brother, Michael (Sue) Burton of Albany, Kentucky; sisters, Jean Murray, Lois (Ray) Wright, and Gayle Burton, all of Columbus; step-children, Kenny West of Nashville, Indiana and Kimberly (Bill) Hodap of Columbus; grandchildren, Joshua Burton, Brandon Miller, Joseph Burton, Kayeden Everroad, Isaiah Burton, Sarah Burton, Daniel Burton, Tyler Barrier, Gavin Mahoney, and Slater Barrier.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Alvin Burton.

You are invited to view her video tribute after 4:00 Tuesday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.