Bobby Joe West, 65, of Oneida, passed away January 8, 2013, at his home.

Born in Scott County, June 28, 1947, he was preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Beulah Smith West; sister, Ida Bowling; brother-in-law, Harlie Bowling; and nephew, Perry Young.
He was of the Baptist faith, and was a retired coal miner.

He is survived by his sons: Brian West and wife, Andrea, David West and wife, Tonya, and Joe West and wife, Jackie, all of Oneida; daughter, Paula West of Huntsville; 12 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, sisters: Patricia Byrd, Janet Henry and husband, Earl, and Wanda Bowling; brothers: Billy West, and Arnold West and wife, Koreen; brother-in-law, Starling Bowling; special friend, Carolyn Williams; and many other relatives.

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Graveside service was conducted January 12, at Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery with Kevin Young officiating.

West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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