Graveside services for Charles Leroy "Bud" West, 79, of Francis are at noon Wednesday at Cedar Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Willie White will officiate. Full military honors will be conducted by the U.S. Navy.
Mr. West passed away Friday, June 16, 2017, at a Shawnee hospital. He was born Aug. 23, 1937, near Francis to Roy and Ruby Lamb West.
He married Nancy Carolyn Muncrief on Sept. 5, 1956, and she preceded him in death Aug. 29, 1995.
Mr. West retired from the U.S. Navy. He also worked as a custodian for the Byng schools and mowed lawns.
Survivors include his daughter, Tracey Prenzlin and her husband, Charles, of Francis; a son, Adam West of Francis; two granddaughters, April and Holly Self; and a close friend, Jessica Grummons of Ada.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nancy; and two brothers, Billy and Don West.
Bearers will be Timmy Harrison, Mike Muncrief, William "Buddy" West, Cody Higdon, Joe Smith and Shawn White.
Published on June 19, 2017