Ronald Marcus “Ronnie” West

Mr. Ronald Marcus “Ronnie” West, age 74, passed
away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at TriStar Stone Crest Medical Center.
Mr. West was born September 22, 1946 to the late Garland O. West & Alta
Rogalle Taylor. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a
daughter, Penny West Lee. Ronnie enjoyed his work and had many different
occupations throughout his life including farmer, mechanic, heavy equipment
operator, with the most of his working years spent as a truck driver. His
farming led to a hobby in tractor pulling and he was known far and wide as
“Tractor Man” which he used as a CB handle. He later began training and
riding horses both for show and pleasure. He was one of the founders of the
National Spotted Saddle Horse Association, a breed registry that still
exists today. In his most recent years, he has enjoyed traveling to many
areas of the country in his camper. He was a friend to many. Ronnie was a
proud Daddy and a loving Papa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was a loving companion to Edna for many years and she enjoyed traveling
and camping with him. Mr. West is survived by his fiance, Edna Givens; son,
Mark West; daughters, Angela (David) Eldridge and Tracey (Glenn) Lannom;
sister, Gail West (Donny) Arnold; grandchildren, Alexis Howland, Brianna
(William) Stevens, Garrett (Bailey) Eldridge, Reagan Lannom, Jack Lannom,
Maddyx West and Mason West; great grandchildren, Emma Howland, Grantlee
Howland, Kohlsen Howland, Woodlen Howland, Hayden Stevens and Hanna
Stevens. Visitation with the family will be held Monday, August 30, 2021
from 3:00pm until 8:00pm at Central Funeral Home. Funeral service will be
held on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 2pm at Central Funeral Home with burial
to follow in Summitville Cemetery with Brother Foy Rigney officiating.
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