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Charles Henry West
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1929
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 2009
Illinois, USA

DECATUR - Charles H. West, 80 of Decatur died Sunday October 25, 2009 at his home in Decatur with his family by his side. He was born March 24, 1929 in Sturgis, Kentucky, son of Nealie A. and Talitha P. Sheridan West. Charles served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Charlie was employed for 33 years at the St. Mary's Hospital Laboratory, retiring in 1993. He married Mary Ann Williams August 15, 1953 in Providence, KY. His wife of 56 years, Mary Ann survives, as well as one daughter, Sandy Fitzgerrel and son-in-law, Bill, of Decatur, one granddaughter, Meghan Fitzgerrel and fiancee' Rick Mangrum of Collinsville, IL., one grandson, Sean Fitzgerald of Decatur. Also surviving are one sister, Junel Collins of Henderson, KY., and one brother, Buddy West of Sturgis, KY., several nieces and nephews. Charles was fortunate to have an extended family here in Decatur, The Vetetos, Martha Ooton, The Blankenships, and the many friends who called and visited him in the hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister. Visitation will be held at Galilee Baptist Church on Christmas Tree Road Tuesday October 27th from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be at the church Wednesday Oct. 28th at 10 a.m. with another visitation one hour before service time. Burial will be in Lester Barnett Cemetery with Military Rites by Macon County Honor Guard. . Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements. Sign the family guestbook at tanzyuslogan.com. Obituary written by family members. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nealie West (1890 - 1970)
  Talitha P West (1895 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Beatrice West (1915 - 1916)*
  Nealie A. West (1917 - 2003)*
  John Ishmael West (1919 - 1987)*
  J Martin West (1924 - 1987)*
  Charles Henry West (1929 - 2009)
  Buddy West (1934 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lester R Barnett Memorial Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Oct 26, 2009
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Charles Henry West
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Charles Henry West
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Charles Henry West
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- SBird
 Added: Oct. 12, 2010

- Sherry
 Added: Oct. 27, 2009
 
 
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