Danny was born Sept. 19, 1954, in Hayti, to Billy Wayne "Bill" West and Naomi Moore West. He was united in marriage to Teresa Fureigh on May 278, 1976, in Pine Bluff, Ark.
After graduating from high school, Danny enlisted in the United States Navy. After serving his country, Danny returned home and graduated from college with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Law Enforcement. He went to work for the State of Missouri in the Social Services Department where he worked protecting senior citizens from neglect and abuse. He was very proud of his role in helping protect the elderly.
Danny is survived by his wife of 33 years, Teresa West; two daughters, Brandy West and April Pittle; his stepmother, Ruth West; four brothers, David Loggins, Rodney West, Thad Loggins and Robert Looney; five sisters, Sharon Morris, Carol Copeland, Jane Lidell, Brenda Chapin and Phyllis Bailey; five grandsons; one granddaughter and numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Naomi West and a brother, Rex Loggins.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at H.S. Smith Funeral Home in Caruthersville, Mo. Funeral services were held immediately following the visitation with Bro. Herman Morris officiating.
Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville.
Pallbearers were Robert Looney, Thad Loggins, David Loggins, Rodney West, Johnny Chaffin and Ras Copeland.