Funeral services for Donnie Ray “Shorty” West, age 62 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Sunday at 1 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Dwight Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Kirkland Cemetery. Mr. West passed away Wednesday in Vanderbilt Medical Center.
He was a native of Louisville, KY and the son of Hubert West who survives and the late Colleen Holman Pitts. He was employed by C & S Plastics and was a car and motorcycle enthusiast.
Survivors include two daughters Allison (Mark) Stout of Murfreesboro, TN, and Lori (Phil) Brooks of Ft. Hood, TX, grandchildren Wes and Amelia Brooks, Cooper and Emery Stout, brother Ronnie (Cathy) West of Fayetteville and sister Kathy (Bruce) Underwood of Louisville, KY. In addition to his mother, grandmothers and grandfathers he was preceded in death by his brother Johnny West.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday evening 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.