William “Shorty” T. West of Clarksville, husband of the late Winifred “Winnie” Talbott West, passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at the age of 91.

He was born in Mecklenburg County to the late Frank James West and Lila Bell Yancey West.

William served his country in the United States Navy.

He retired from Talbott and Marks Construction, Barker Construction and Marjon Construction.

William was a member and deacon of Union Chapel Baptist Church.

Cherishing William’s memories are his sons, Tim West (Betsy) of Buffalo Junction, Talbott West of Henderson, North Carolina, and Charles “Chuck” West (Christy) of Chase City; grandchildren Brad West, Mike West, Adam West, Kristina W. Lloyd, Meredith Jones and Kendele Reamey; as well as seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and Winnie, William was preceded in death by his son, Eddie West.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home in Clarksville.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oakhurst Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wclfh.com.

Arrangements are by Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.