Hastel Esau West, 85, of Huntsville, passed away September 2, 2014, at the Huntsville Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Oneida, August 16, 1929, he was preceded in death by his parents, Reason and Flora Laxton West; wife, Maxine Phillips West; daughter, Sandi West Ayers; son, LaDon West; and brothers: Estel, James and Billie West.

He is survived by his son, Rusty (Loretta) West of Helenwood; grandchildren: Josh and Devin West of Helenwood, and Courtney and Flora Mae Ayers; sisters: Louise McWhorter and Mertie Mae West; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted September 6, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Walker officiating. Interment followed at Orick Cemetery.

Arrangements by West-Murley Funeral Home.