James Donald West, 80, of Magnolia passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Wentworth Place in Magnolia.
He was born on February 2, 1939 in Alta Vista, VA to the late James Otey West and Dennis Beatrice (Bondurant) West. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1956 to 1960 and retired from Fallin Tractor where he was a mechanic for more than 10 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lois Jean (Moore) West; a son, James Kenneth “Ken” West; and a sister, Joyce Norris.
Don is survived by his daughter, Donna and Michael High of TexARKana; stepson, Anthony Marchan of Monticello; stepdaughter, Subbrenia Pawlow of Magnolia; granddaughters, Nina Elizabeth Johnson and Kara Michelle High, both of Bentonville; brother, Eldridge West of Nashville, NC; sister, Wilma Cundiff of Alta Vista, VA; caregiver, Leslie Peterson of Magnolia; and his canine companion, Weezie.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2019 at Shiloh Cemetery in Waldo with Dr. Eric Goble officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., in Magnolia.