Funeral services to honor the life of William Clayburn West, 71, of Gaston will be held Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 3:00 PM at Wateree Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Terry Corder, Rev. Butch Powell, Rev. Bobby James and Rev. Charles Roark will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday, July 15, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. West memory to the Red Bank Baptist Church, 120 Community Drive, Lexington, SC 29073, Wateree Baptist Church, 2024 Haile Street, Camden, SC 29020 or Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 2140 McBee Highway, Jefferson, SC 29718.
Mr. West died Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Born in Camden he was the son of the late Annie Bell Hough West and Ernest Henry West. He was a United States Army Veteran and was retired from the State of SC LLR. Mr. West was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church.
Mr. West is survived by his special friend and companion, Lou Roscoe of Camden; sisters, Lorene West Arledge of Columbia and Wilma West Roland and her husband Robert of Silver Springs, FL and six nieces and nephews. The following children kept the twinkle in his eyes and warmth in his heart; Clay (My Baby), Emilee (Emi) and Ryan (His Little Buddy).
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the West family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.