Ralph C. West, 89, of Eagle Drive, Taylorsville, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Valley Nursing Center.
Mr. West was born September 19, 1929, in Cabarrus County, the son of the late Robert Cleveland West and Maxa Fisher West.
He was a US Army veteran, who served during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of the Taylorsville Presbyterian Church. He worked as a branch manager for Duke Energy and was also the owner of White’s Discount Store and Speedy Car Washes.
He loved riding his Harley, enjoyed playing golf, and loved his grandchildren.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Summa Sherrill West; four sisters, Ruby Smith, Ann Moore, Irene Malcom, and Geraldine Bailey; and a brother, Henry West.
Those left to cherish and honor his memory include a daughter, Cheryl West Feimster of Taylorsville; two grandchildren, Morgan Feimster of Taylorsville, and Garrett Feimster of Concord; two sisters, Ruth Christenbury and husband Lee of Mooresville, and Shirley Snider and husband Ralph of Eden; and a brother, J. C. West of Mooresville.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 7, 2018 at Iredell Memorial Gardens in Statesville. Rev. Paul Sink and Rev. Joel Simpson will officiate.
Memorials may be made to: Taylorsville Presbyterian Church, PO Box 507, Taylorsville, NC 28681; or Alexander County Hospice, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the West Family.