Larry Reece West, 78, of Elkin passed away Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr. West was born Dec. 11, 1942, in Surry County to Garnett Roosevelt and Artie Baugus West.

Mr. West attended Fall Creek Baptist Church and retired from Chatham Manufacturing.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Mitzi W. Brooks; brothers, Russell West, Folger West, Edward West; and sister, Ruth Creel.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Barker West of the home; grandchildren, Corey Brooks of Bear Creek, Brittany Brooks of Bear Creek; son-in-law, Eric C. Brooks of Bear Creek; sisters, Bonnie Minter of Lexington, Louise Lane and husband, Keith, of Clovis, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Don Hudson officiating. Burial followed in Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Cool Springs Baptist Church, 1602 Cool Springs Church Rd., Elkin, N.C., 28621; Oak Level Baptist Church, P.O. Box 123, Roaring River, N.C., 28669; or Fall Creek Baptist Church, 3345 Fall Creek Baptist Church, Jonesville, N.C., 28642.

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Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.

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