He graduated North Central High School and Spokane Community College.
He worked as an auto body painter.
He was known for his easy smile, generous heart, love of riding motorcycles and playing his guitar.
Survived by his parents Polly and Mike Cassell, Spangle, WA; Rodney and Karen West, Spokane, WA, brothers Ryan (Linda) West, Colorado Springs, CO, Jeremy West, Spokane, WA and niece Layla West, Spokane, WA, and numerous cousins.
A wake will be announced for his many friends.
The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.
Donations may be made to Horizon Hospice.
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