Charles Edward West

Published 8:27 pm Monday, September 9, 2019

Funeral services for Mr. Charles Edward West will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Harmony Baptist Church, with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 5 until 9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at Riverwood Family and will resume at Harmony Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of the services at Harmony.

Mr. West, 75, of Brookhaven, passed from this life, Sept. 6, 2019, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Mississippi. He was born in Brookhaven, Mississippi, Sept. 19, 1943, to his parents, C.H. West and Elizabeth Bessonette West. He was a 1962 graduate of Brookhaven High School where he lettered in football, baseball and track.

He loved the Lord Jesus and was a member of Harmony Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher.

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He was a wonderful husband, father, and PawPaw that loved watching his children and grandchildren play sports. He enjoyed golfing, gardening and hunting with his family. He retired from Delphi after 30 years.

Mr. West is preceded in death by his parents, C.H. and Elizabeth West.

Those who are left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Linda Butler West; sons, Chuck West and wife, Cindy, of Raymond, Mississippi, Chad West and wife, Sheila, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Sean West and wife, Amy, of Brookhaven, Mississippi; brother, Bobby West and wife, Barbara, of Madison, Mississippi; and sister, Maxine Welch and husband, Danny, of Magee, Mississippi.

He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Shelby West Hillery and husband, Scott, of Picayune, Mississippi, Sydney West, of Jackson, Mississippi, Ashby West and Lakin West of West Point, New York, Austin West and wife, Kaitlyn, of Brookhaven, Mississippi, Nathan West, and Katie West, of Brookhaven; three great grandchildren, Emma, Anna and Peyton West, of Brookhaven, Mississippi; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family members and friends.

Pallbearers for the service will be Ryan Irving, Charlie Welch, Ashby West, Lakin West, Austin West and Nathan West. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be James Ray Hemby, David Bowers, Phil Hemby and Jeff Butler.

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