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Sam & Barbara West

Sam was born October 1, 1934, in Farmersville where he met and married his childhood sweetheart, Barbara Jackson, on June 15, 1956. Sam was in the Air Force Reserve and graduated from East Texas State Teachers College which launched his career in education. Sam began his career as a teacher in Wylie before moving to Arlington to be a math teacher at Arlington State College (UTA). Sam later became a teacher at Hill Elementary and transitioned into the role of principal at Hill where he remained until he retired in 1994. In 1997, the Arlington ISD named a new school the Sam and Barbara West Elementary School, in honor of Sam and Barbara's service.

Barbara West passed away on June 6, 2009. Sam West passed away on April 7, 2012 at the age of 77. Click here to read his obituary.

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Sam & Barbara West

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