Joe W. West

Friday, November 21, 2014

Joe W. West, 83, of Fayetteville, passed away Monday night, Nov. 17, 2014, in the Lynchburg Nursing Home.

A native of Lincoln County, Mr. West was the son of the late Jim Bill and Daisy Lee Hill West. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict, and was an amazing contractor. He loved his family, and raising Boston terriers. He was a self-employed contractor and builder. He was a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Martha LaVerne McCaleb West; two daughters, Juandell (Ronnie) Groce of Smyrna and Jo Ann (Ricky) Scott of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Meleia Dotson, Melanie Groce, Michael (Jill) Groce, Neil (Haley) Scott, and Danielle Scott; and eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Rhea West and Harold (Diane) West; sister, Doris (Bobby) Cothren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. West's family would like to thank Lynchburg Nursing Home and the Manchester Medical Center for all their love and care.

Funeral service for Mr. West was conducted Thursday, Nov. 20, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Black officiating. Burial followed in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 201 W. Lincoln St., Tullahoma, TN 37388.