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Lemuel Clay "Lem" West

January 27, 1936 January 9, 2019
Lemuel Clay "Lem" West
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Obituary for Lemuel Clay "Lem" West

Mr. Lemuel Clay West, 83 of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday evening, January 9, 2019, at the St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville.

Born in Canton, GA on January 27, 1936, he had lived there for many years before moving to Pierce County in 1967. He had been the owner/operator of GA/FL Agricultural Supply for 36 years before his retirement. Mr. West had also been a member of several clubs over the years – Blackshear Exchange Club, Okefenokee Country Club, Lakeview Golf Club, Sandy Bottom Hunting Club, and Still Lake Hunting Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golf during his younger life and became the “Farm Boss” later in life while working on the family farm. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and was a proud papa. Mr. West was a member of the Blackshear First United Methodist Church.

He was a son of the late, Herbert Clay & Odell Smithwick West. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sara Lacey West.

Survivors include his two sons and daughters-in-law, Clay & Rhonda West, Jr. of Tifton and Brian & Phyllis West of Blackshear; three sisters, Marlene Blanton of Macclenny, FL, Joan Cox of Canton, and Janice (Bill) Angel of Hoschton, GA; 4 grandchildren, Trent (Amber) West, Cole (Hannah) West, Austin West, and Callie West; a great granddaughter, Scottlyn West; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mr. West will be held Saturday afternoon, January 12, 2019, at 2 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment will be in the Blackshear Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, PO Box 127, Blackshear, GA 31516

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Saturday

12

Jan

1:00 PM 1/12/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Chapel

659 Main Street
PO Box 375
Blackshear, Georgia 31516

Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main Street Blackshear 31516 Georgia
United States

Service

Saturday

12

Jan

2:00 PM 1/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Chapel

659 Main Street
PO Box 375
Blackshear, Georgia 31516

Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main Street Blackshear 31516 Georgia
United States
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