April 23, 1927 - May 24, 2008
Mr. Hydrick Gebert "Bert" West, age 81 of 137 Academy Street, Jonesville, SC, widower of Frances Bogan West and husband of Elsie West died Saturday, May 24, 2008 at his home.
Mr. West was born in West Springs, SC April 23, 1927, a son of the late Annie West Lancaster. He was a graduate of West Springs High School and Cecil’s Business College. Mr. West was the former Manager of B&B Mobile Homes in Jonesville; a former Union County Magistrate; a Past Master at Prudence Masonic Lodge #139; the American Legion; a Shriner, former member of the Jonesville City Council; former long time member of the Union County Transportation Committee; a former Board Member of the Salvation Army and the Jonesville Fire Department Board He was a life long member of Bogansville United Methodist Church where he served as a former Trustee; former member of the Cemetery Committee; a former member of the PPRC, and a member of the Official Board of the Church. Mr. West was also a member of the Mary Sue Keith Sunday School Class. "Bert" was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Martha West Robinson and husband Dennis of Jonesville; a son, Charles West, Sr and wife Michelle of Union; six grandchildren: Melissa "Missy" Robinson Mitchell and husband Lynn, Trad Robinson and wife Nikki, Charles West, Jr and wife Chasity, Noah West, Katie West and Danielle Brown; six great-grandchildren: Rob Mitchell, Anna Mitchell, Cagen West, Westley Robinson, Jacob Robinson and Camran West and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. West was predeceased by a brother, Max West and a step-sister, Dora Lawson.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Monday, May 26, 2008 at Bogansville United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Gary Peterson and Rev. Bob Wofford. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Mike West, Steven West, Wayne Bogan, Jr., Robbie Bogan, Timmy Scarborough and Billy Lawson.
Visitation will be held 2:00-2:45 PM Monday in the social hall of the church prior to the service.
In lieu flowers, memorials may be made to Bogansville United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 4052 Buffalo West Springs Hwy., Jonesville, SC 29353.