Newport, NH: Dalton E. West, Jr., 58, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family after a long illness. He was born on January 9, 1962 in Claremont, NH to Dalton West, Sr. and Florence (Simoneau) West. He grew up in Claremont and has lived in the Newport/Claremont area his entire life.
Dalton worked a variety of jobs including Claremont Flock and Aspen Tree before starting his own business, DJ's Tree Work and Landscaping. He owned and operated the business by himself before turning it over to his sons. Dalton was an incredible and talented tree climber with an amazing eye for landscape design.
Dalton enjoyed old cars and working on vehicles. He liked riding his Harley and his 39 Coop with his wife, Lynn. Dalton loved spending time with his kids and grandkids and with his beloved dog, Ayla. He had a love of the outdoors, going fishing, and the just loving life.
He was predeceased by his stepson, Corey Bradford, in-laws, Rose Lyons and Herbie Hatts, and 2 dogs, Chipper and Knotez.
Surviving family include his loving wife of 7 years (together 14), "Marlene" Lynn West of Newport, sons, Jesse West and his girlfriend, Jennifer Richardson of Goshen, and Dalton West, III of Newport, stepchildren, Kayla Pitre and her husband, Country of Central Square, NY, and Christopher Bradford of Newport, parents, Dalton West, Sr. and Florence West, in-laws, Sandy Hatts of Cherryfield, ME and Newton Lyons, Sr. of Southwick, MA, brother, Michael West and his wife, Vicki of Cornish, sisters, Gloria Gentes and her husband, Mark of Unity, Bonnie Newcomb and her husband, Lenny of Gassetts, VT, Debbie Howard of FL, and Lena Williams and her husband, Dave of Wentworth, NH, and grandchildren, Tanner, Leah, Alaina, Isaac, Raelynn, MaKenzie, Brittany, and Clover, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other loving family members, and a whole lot of close friends.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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