Buddy Carol West, age 86, of Andrews, passed away July 16, 2020, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. He was born March 29, 1934, in Andrews, NC, to the late Frank (Red) West and Hazel Conley West. Mr. West was a life long resident of Cherokee County, and he was a former US Army Veteran serving during the Cold War. Buddy had been an active member of Bear Creek Baptist Church, serving as Deacon, Choir Leader, and Sunday School Director. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Jean Moody West.
Survivors include daughters, Elisabeth (William Scott) Rogers, Tammy West, brothers, Eddie West, Steve West, and Randy West, sister, Marilyn Raxter, granddaughter, Jessica (Will) Wright, a great-grandson, Coleson Wright, and caregiver, Angie Payne.
Funeral services: Sunday, July 19, 2020, at 7:00 pm at the Red Marble Baptist Church with Branson Bias, Rev. Steve West, and Rev. Mickey Stewart officiating. Music provided by Chanda Bias, Madson Adamovich, David West, Tony Pace, and Angie Payne. Interment will follow Monday, July 20, 2020, at 10:00 am in the Red Marble Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers: Will Wright, Hanson Adamovich, Justin Postell, Branson Bias, Danny West, Ronnie Waldroup, Tim Moody. Honorary pallbearers: Steve West, Eddie West, Randy West, Lane Raxter and Oden Watts.
The family will receive friends at the Red Marble Baptist Church of Andrews, Sunday, July 19, 2020, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy, You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.