William Lonnie “W.L.” West, Jr.
  • 69 years old
  • Date of birth: May 4, 1945
  • Date of passing: Aug 25, 2014
Let the memory of W.L. be with us forever

William Lonnie “W.L.” West, Jr., 69, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

A native of Granville County, the son of the late William Lonnie West, Sr. and Lottie Mae Wilbourne.  He was a member of West Oxford Baptist Church and was owner of West Machine Shop for many years and also was a machinist/fabricator for Holland Industrial for over thirty years.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Grassy Creek Baptist Church by Reverend Woodrow Freeze and Reverend John Yount.  Burial will be private.

Surviving are his wife, Cindy Hart West of the home, a daughter, Kelly West Blackwell of Oxford, a son, William Lonnie West, III of California, two stepchildren; Bridgette Haskins and Joe Haskins, Jr., a sister, Darlene W.Tarlton of Oxford, a brother, Jerry Brent West of Oxford and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Grassy Creek Baptist Church Thursday, August 28th, 2014 prior to the service from 12:30 – 2:00 P.M. and at other times the home of his daughter, Kelly Blackwell.

Omission of flowers is requested and memorials may be made to Civil War Trust Preservation.  www.civilwar.org  Select donations.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Cynthia Peeden on 13th September 2014

"Lonnie and Kelly I am so sorry about your dad. I will be praying for your family and keeping you in my thoughts. Miss you guys. Cindy Lumpkin Peeden."

This tribute was added by shirley paine on 28th August 2014

"So sorry to hear about W.L. It was good to see him again last Fall at our 50th reunion. May your memories bring you comfort and God grant you peace that one day you will be reunited. Will be remembering you in prayer this day and in the days to come.

Shirley Finch Paine
OHS '63 classmate"

This tribute was added by Ella Redding on 28th August 2014

"Sorry to hear about the passing of WL, will continue to keep your family in my prayer."

This tribute was added by Linda Ham on 27th August 2014

"So sorry to hear about W.L., my 1963 OHS classmate.  My prayers are with the family."

This tribute was added by ruby elam on 27th August 2014

"So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one.  Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time and the days ahead.

Thinking of you and the family.  Alvin & Ruby Elam"

This tribute was added by Tammy Hicks O'Briant on 27th August 2014

"Dear family, I am so very sorry for your loss.  I grew up with W.L., Darlene and Brent.  He was the oldest of the bunch but we were not far behind.  He was a quiet and a very nice person.  My prayers and thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.  Cherish your memories.  Love, Tammy Hicks O'Briant"

This tribute was added by betty currin on 27th August 2014

"So sorry to hear about W.L. You and your family are in our prayers!"

This tribute was added by Ruby Finch on 27th August 2014

"My condolences to the family of W. L., my former 1963 OHS classmate.
My you feel the presence of God especially at this time."

This tribute was added by Billy Grissom on 27th August 2014

"sorry to hear about w.l......prayers for his family"

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Eakes Funeral Home


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