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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
William West

William Darrell West Jr.

Wednesday, June 28th, 1944 - Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Obituary

WILLIAM D WEST JR, OF BOLES, ARKANSAS PASSED AWAY ON MONDAY AUG 03, 2020. HE WAS BORN JUNE 28, 1944 IN COMMERCE, TX TO WILLIAM D WEST AND SUE MARIE (SPRING) WEST HE SERVED OUR COUNTRY IN TWO DIFFERENT ARMED FORCES. IN THE ARMY HE RECEIVED IN 1968 THE ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL, VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL, NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL, VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL. AFTER BEING HONORABLY DISCHARGED HE REENLISTED IN THE MARINES WHERE HE SERVED FOUR MORE YEARS.
BILLY WAS RAISED IN HOUSTON, TX BUT LATER MOVED TO ARKANSAS AFTER HIS TOUR WHERE HIS PARENTS RESIDED. HE ENJOYED LIVING THERE AND WOULD ALWAYS BE ACCOMPANIED BY HIS SERVICE DOG COMPANION.
BILLY IS SURVIVED BY HIS BROTHER JOHNNY L WEST AND WIFE LYDIA WEST, THREE SONS WILLIAM D WEST III(MARIE), JOHN MARTIN WEST(MISSY), AND TIMOTHY WEST AND 6 GRANDCHILDREN.
BILLY WAS ALSO PRECEDED IN DEATH BY PARENTS AND SISTER SANDRA MARIE WEST.
WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL FIRST RESPONDERS OF SCOTT COUNTY AR. AND FRIENDS MIKE, GINA AND MAGGIE FOR THEIR KINDNESS OF LOVE AND SUPPORT FOR OUR BILLY.
WILLIAM D WEST JR WILL BE LAID TO REST AT 10:00 AM, MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 IN THE US NATIONAL CEMETERY IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF OCKER-PUTMAN FUNERAL HOME.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, August 10th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, August 10th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    U.S. National Cemetery
    Address
    6th and Garland
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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    Officiant
    Reverend Sid Ree
  • Interment

    Location
    U.S. National Cemetery
    Address
    6th and Garland
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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Lydia C West Posted at 08:40pm

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The Chilton and Kelsey Families

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Lydia C West Posted at 08:40pm

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