Richard Jerome West


Mr. Richard Jerome West, age 81, of Cedar Bluff, AL, formerly of Adairsville passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018, at his residence.

He was born in the Adairsville, GA, March 29, 1937, son of the late Isaac George “Bud” West and Doris White West. Mr. West was member of the Adairsville First Christian Church and veteran of United States Airforce Reserve and served in the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was the former recreation director for the City of Adairsville for nine-and-a-half years and worked at Union Carbide for several years. He loved the outdoors, hunting, and fishing with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Martha Boswell West, and infant brother, Jerry Fain West.

Survivors include his son, Terry (Melisa) West of Gaylesville, AL; daughters, Rhonda (Chuck) Davenport of Buchanan; Christa (Randy) Jackson of Cartersville, and Vivian (Dennis) Bratcher of Cedar Bluff, AL; brother, Charles G. West of Kingston; 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; special friend, Peggy Adcock.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville with Rev. Steve Morrow and Rev. Jim Pinkard officiating. Interment will follow in the Snow Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Adairsville. Pallbearers will be Dustin Cantrell, Caleb Sayid, Adam Sayid, Ben Self, Johnny Self, Dennis Williams, Larry Pratt, and Billy Smith.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Barton Funeral Home.

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R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Richard Jerome West.