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Rollie Ernest West

Birth
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Death 17 Jul 2007 (aged 87)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Monroe County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 177503208 · View Source
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Rollie Ernest West

Died: 07-17-2007 Rollie Ernest West (July 17, 2007) Rollie Ernest West of Tellico Plains, passed away at 2:45 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, at Parkwest Medical Center. He was the son of the late Rollie Edward and Tina Dalton West.

He was a member of Brown Hill Presbyterian Church; of Brown Hill Masonic Lodge # 613; a well-known Monroe County saw miller and owner of R.E. West Lumber Company. He served as the Monroe County Superintendent of Roads for 18 years and proudly served in the U.S. Army in World War II with an infantry division in the European Theater. He was 87.

Preceded in death by: wife, Voyce Ruth Irons West; daughter, Marilyn West Britton; sister, Imogene Taylor; brothers, Clyde, Morris and R.W. West.

Survivors include: daughter and son-in-law-Alice and Al Fouts of Tellico Plains; Son and daughter-in-law: Roger and Kathy West of Tellico Plains; Granddaughters-Tammy Britton Barber of St. Simons Island, Ga.; Joy West McGuire of Knoxville; and Summar West of Maryville; Grandsons-Micky Fouts of Tellico P lains; and Jeremy West of Madisonville; Nine great-grandchildren; Sisters-Lucille Witt of Chattanooga; and Margie Brown of Coker Creek; Edna Ruth Zimmerman of Akin, S.C.; Mildred Hamby of Cleveland; Brothers- Donald West of Tellico Plains; and Dale West of Etowah; Several nieces , nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 8 p.m., Wednesday, in Biereley- Hale Chapel with Dr. Sam Melton officiating. Interment was 11 a.m., Thursday, in Epperson Cem etery. Memorials may be made to Emily Barger at ORNL Federal Credit Union c/o Brian and Mist y Barger. Graveside military honors were provided by VFW Post # 5156. Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Tellico Plains, in charge of arrangements.

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Ernest R West
United States Census, 1940
Name Ernest R West
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Ward 13, Chattanooga, Civil District 1, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
Gender Male
Age 20
Marital Status Married
Race (Original) White
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Boarder
Relationship to Head of Household Boarder
Birthplace Tennessee
Birth Year (Estimated) 1920
Last Place of Residence Epperson, Monroe, Tennessee
Household
James J Mcclure Head M 55 Tennessee
Effie Mcclure Wife F 52 Tennessee
Elenor Mcclure Daughter F 15 Tennessee
Katherine Mcclure Daughter F 12 Tennessee
Kenneth E Mcclure Son M 12 Tennessee
Martha J Goodner Mother-in-law F 76 Tennessee
Dorthy Hixson Lodger F 18 Tennessee
Ernest R West Boarder M 20 Tennessee
Voyce R West Boarder's wife F 16 Tennessee

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*** Many thanks to Dawn Curtis (#48990850) for additional info

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  • Created by: Lanie
  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177503208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rollie Ernest West (4 Mar 1920–17 Jul 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177503208, citing Epperson Cemetery, Monroe County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Lanie (contributor 47381115) .