Roger  West, Jr.

Roger West, Jr.

Roger West, Jr.

August 23, 1932 – February, 23, 2016

WENDELL – Roger West, Jr., 83, a true and faithful servant of the Lord went home to Glory on Tuesday.  A native of Washington, DC, he was son to the late Roger & Bertie McLamb West, Sr.

He was retired after a lifelong career with Verizon.  He served his country during the Korean War.  Roger coached youth league football & baseball.  His greatest gift though was spreading the word of God.  He was known affectionately as the “Tracts Man”.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cheri West.

He is survived by his best friend and the love of his life for 62 years, Barbara Norfolk West of the home, children, Dane Brian West (Charlene) of Ashburn, VA, Adele Holleman (Larry) of Chesapeake, VA, Robin Thorne (Hal) of Raleigh, Mary Wolkomir of Raleigh, sisters, Joyce Eden (Robert) of Gambrills, MD, Lellan Wilson (Alton) of Winter Springs, FL, 12 grandchildren, & 8 great grand children.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Parkinson’s Research or Hephzibah Baptist Church.

Funeral service 3 pm, Friday, Hephzibah Baptist Church with visitation from 1 -2:45 pm, prior to the service.  Burial, Saturday, 11 am, Mount Comfort Cemetery, Alexandria, VA.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

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