West, Donald Leroy

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Donald Leroy West, 90, of Collegedale, died on Thursday, December 20, 2012 in a local health care center.

Born February 7, 1922 in Sanford, Fla., Don was a longtime resident of Collegedale where he graduated from Southern Adventist University in 1949.

He was retired from McKee Baking Company where he served as personnel manager.  He was blessed by his life of service to his church and community,

Don was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence West.

Survivors include his present wife, Edwina and her family; his son, Don West, Jr. Cleveland; two daughters, Arlene McFarland, Ft. Payne, Al and Shirley Wodzenski, Apison; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. at McDonald Road Seventh day Adventist Church with Pastor Fred Fuller and Elder Don Gettys officiating. Burial will follow at Collegedale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the McDonald Road SDA Church, 5440 McDonald Road, McDonald Tn. 37353, or Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family. 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 5-7 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


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