Edwin Charles West, 81, of Celeste, passed away at his residence Nov. 11, 2013.
A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at the Celeste/Hogeye Cemetery. Charles Wrenn will officiate.
Family visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. today at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral chapel at Leonard.
Mr. West was born Sept. 13, 1932, at Celeste. His parents were Oscar Edwin and Vallie Beatrice Owens West.
He graduated from East Texas State with a B.S. in industrial education, he served his country as a member of the United States Army, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Celeste and he was a farmer.
He married Mikel Cleon Nuttall on Dec. 20, 1952, at Greenville.
He is survived by his wife, Mikel West of Celeste; his son, David Ray West of Caddo Mills; his daughters, Rhea Marie Thurman of McKinney and Laurie Kay West of Celeste; his grandson: Shane Leeth of Celeste, and his great-grandchild, Audrey Leeth of Terrell. He is also survived by numerous cousins.
Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home of Leonard is in charge of arrangements.