311. v. John Ryland West, born 3 October 1878, Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas, died 1 February 1954, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, buried Sparkman Hillcrest Cemetery, Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas. He married circa 1904, to L. Avis Moore, born circa 1885, Plano, Collin County, Texas, died December 1950, Dallas, Texas.
John R. and Avis West lived in Dallas in 1910, 1920, and 1930. In 1910 they lived on Worth Street. In 1920 they lived on Ross Avenue. And, in 1930 they lived on Lakewood Boulevard. He was a civil engineer, public works. John R. West was also County Surveyor of Dallas County, for many years.
Dallas Morning News, 7 December 1950. Mrs. John R. West, Jr., a native of Plano, who was reared in Dallas, died Wednesday in a Dallas hospital. She lived at 4721 Tremont. Mrs. West’s father, B. B. Moore, moved to Dallas from Plano about 1888, when she was a child. Burial: Restland Memorial Park. Survivors: her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Graydon S. Johnson, Mrs. John W. Donaho, sons, John R. West, Lubbock, Robert H. West, Dallas; brother, Rex Moore, Sacramento, California; eight grandchildren.