Sergeant Hayden E. West

February 16, 2000 - February 26, 2023
Sergeant Hayden E. West

Gifts & Memorial Donations

Hayden E. West, 23, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2023, at his home in Clarksville, TN.
He was born February 16, 2000 in Wheeling, WV, a son of Mary (Reynolds) West and the late Kevin West.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, David West, cousins, Madison and Morgan Schnarr, and a very close comrade, SSG ‘V’ Fredis Alexander Velasquez.
Hayden was a graduate of St. Clairsville High School. Following graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army as a Military Police Officer. Hayden received his promotion to Sergeant on April 1, 2022.
Left to cherish his memory in addition to his mother are his wife, Anja Camila Bendeck-Fernandez, brothers, Colton (Andrew) West and Jordon West, stepfather John Wade, grandparents, Tex and Theresa Reynolds, and Carol West, Aunt Leah Reynolds, Uncle Don (Bobbie) Reynolds, Aunt Rashelle (Brad) Schnarr, cousins, Kyler Schnarr, Kaden Schnarr, and Jacob Peterson, Great-grandmother, Helen Null, brothers in law, Fosi Bendeck-Fernandez and Jhonas Bendeck- Fernandez, mother in law, Hannia Fernandez-Fonseca, father in law, Fawsy Bendeck, his best friend, Sam Nicholoff, and countless other close friends and comrades.
Family and friends will be received at CARE Funeral and Cremation Specialists at 204 West Main Street, St. Clairsville, OH 43950 on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, from 5pm to 8pm and again on Thursday, March 9, 2023 from 10am until the time of funeral service at 11am. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stop Soldier Suicide or the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at or respectively.
All are invited to share thoughts and memories of Sergeant West below.

Visiting Hours

Care Funeral and Cremation - Directions
204 W Main Street
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Funeral Service

Thursday, March 9, 2023
11:00 AM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-St. Clairsville Chapel - Directions
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

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  • March 09, 2023
    Evelyn Zemelka says:
    So sorry for your loss . .you have my heart. Your neighbor, Evelyn Zemelka..

  • March 09, 2023
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    Lit since March 9, 2023 at 3:25:45 PM

  • March 09, 2023
    Alysha Perez “Doc” says:
    I’ll miss you always. V has you now. Let him guide you through your journey into the beyond. Take care of each other. Love you man.

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