Tabor City, NC
David Eugene (Gene) West, 83, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021, at McLeod Loris Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 1, 1937 to the late Thomas J. West and Mamie T. West of Mullins, SC. In addition to his parents, Gene is also predeceased by a brother, Thomas Randall (Randy) West.
He was a graduate of Mullins High School and DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois. He was employed with WENC and WTAB radio stations, then retired with a thirty year career with Columbus County Schools as an Audio-Visual Technician. He was an active member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and also a Master Mason of Tabor Lodge 563.
Surviving in addition to his wife Evelyn Cribb West are his daughter Melissa Chandler (Terry) of Whiteville, NC, a grandson, Weston Thomas Chandler of Clarendon, NC, and a sister Joyce West Lett of Mullins, SC.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 2 PM in the Myrtle Green Cemetery, Tabor City with the Reverend Seyun Hwang and Reverend Buddy Seay officiating. Visitation will follow the service in the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 410 East 5th St., Tabor City, NC 28463.
A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home & Crematory.
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