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D. Gene West
was born in Chester, WV and attended public
schools in Hancock County. He earned an Associate in Arts Degree from Freed-Hardeman
College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from West Liberty State College and
a Bachelor of Science Degree from Fairmont State College. He has served
churches in Martin's Ferry, OH; Kissimmee, FL; Hundred, Moundsville, Vienna
and Fairmont, WV. He presently preaches for Steelton church of Christ in
New Martinsville, WV. He was baptized by brother Jess Nutter in 1950. He
was the owner and editor of the Bible Herald for several years, and has
spoken on numerous lectureships and conducts several Gospel meetings each
year. Gene and his wife, the former Shirley Bissett, have three children:
Kandi Davis, Mary Kessinger and Todd and five grandchildren.