Norman Cooledge West: Obituary


Norman Cooledge West, age 92 of Andrews passed away Wednesday November 6, 2019 at Valley View Care Center.

Norman was the son of the late Richmond “Pierce” West and Allie Gregory West. He worked as a maintenance department manager at Baker Furniture. Norman was an avid woodworker and wood carver who made many types of folk music instruments. He was a member of Red Marble Baptist Church in Andrews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye West; sister, Lena West and brothers, Zeb, Herman, Robert and Billy West.

He is survived by his sons, Gary West and wife Susie and Charles Trantham and wife Mindy; daughters, Cathy Jackson and husband Marlon, Deborah Palmer and husband Jody and Melissa Frame and husband Ben; his brother Sherman West and wife Lavina; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 12-2pm, Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Red Marble Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2:00pm. Rev. Mickey Stewart will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Red Marble Baptist Church, 1201 Red Marble Rd. Andrews, NC 28901.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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