Charlie West, age 84, of Grants Pass, Oregon, sang his last song on Earth, October 4,
2019. He will now be singing his gospel songs in Heaven. Charlie was born May 31, 1935, in Gurdon, Arkansas. He spent his childhood there, as well as the beginning of his early adult life. He later moved
to Oregon in 1954. He lived and worked in Glendale, Oregon, for many years, and spent the years following in Grants Pass. Charlie played country music wherever he went, and always ended his performances with a gospel song. He was a child of God and a man of faith. Throughout his life, Charlie was a volunteer fireman, and participated in other services to the community. He loved music, hunting, fishing, and spending his days as a loving husband and father to four children. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Otto and Blanch West; late wife, Ethel West, and four brothers Westley, Willis, Alfred and Cecil West of Oregon and Alaska. He is survived by his adoring wife, Linda West; daughters,
Rhonda Turnman, Pamela Hillis and Trisha West; as well as his son, John West. He is also survived by six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Charlie will be loved always, and dearly missed. A Celebration of Life will be held at the "barn," 4697 Rogue River Hwy., on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2p.m. Arrangements with Stephens Family Chapel www.stephensfc.com.
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