Mr. George Milton West, age 60, of Colfax, passed away peacefully surrounded by his beloved family at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill on August 3, 2014. He was born in Asheville, NC and graduated from J.H. Rose High School in Greenville, NC. He attended NC State University, and was employed by Amp, Inc/Tyco Electronics for 30 years. He was a boy scout leader for many years, he and son David were inducted into the Order of the Arrow at the same time. He taught young men in scouts to love nature and the outdoors, and to be good, honest men.
Mr. West was preceded in death by his father, Herbert M. West and is survived by his beloved wife Lesa Bruce West, to whom he was married July 1, 1973. He is also survived by his son and best friend David Bruce West, David's wife Ashley, and grandchildren Olivia and Emma West, as well as his mother Edith M. West, brother David West and sister Anne Matthews.
He has crossed the Rainbow Bridge to be re-united with his Keeshond Sasha, and leaves his dear Kasey to grieve his passing.
His memorial service will be held Saturday, August 9, at 1:00pm at Bethabara Moravian Church in Winston-Salem. Reverend Jeff Jones will officiate. Family will receive friends for 1 hour before the service, in the sanctuary. After the
memorial, the Women's Fellowship will serve lunch in the Fellowship Hall. Mr. West has been cremated, so the family requests that no flowers be sent. If you wish to honor his memory, please send memorials to Bethabara Moravian Church, 2100 Bethabara Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27106, or to the charity of your choice. Rest in peace dear man, knowing you fought the battle until the end.