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Michael Howard West

May 29, 1937 ~ March 10, 2018 (age 80)

Michael Howard West, 80, of Senatobia, MS passed away March 10, 2018 at Cleveland Nursing and Rehab Center in Cleveland, MS. Mike was born May 29, 1937 in Little Rock, AR. He was a retired chemist who formulated wood treating products for Chapman Chemical Co. of Memphis, TN. Mike enjoyed gardening and together with his family ran a peach orchard. He enjoyed meeting all the customers and getting to know them. Mike was a member of First Baptist Church in Senatobia. Mike is survived by his wife of 56 years, Erlene White West of Senatobia and four sons, Michael West Jr. (Pam), Kelly West (Alisa), Jeff West (Melissa) and Chris West. He leaves two sisters, Margaret Bufford (Sam) of Columbiaville, MI and Mildred Mount (Bill) of Bradford, AR and one brother, Andrew Motes (Judy) of New Mexico. He also leaves twelve grandchildren, Ashley West, Caleb West, Katie West, Kirsten West, Jake West, Garrett West, Jonathan West, Joshua West, Emalee West, Abigail West, Danielle West and Joseph West. Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Motes; stepfather, Levi Motes; sisters, Audrey Motes Huskey and Kathy Motes; and brother, Joseph Motes. There will be a memorial service held during Memorial Day Weekend for family and friends. Memorials may sent to the First Baptist Church in Senatobia.


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