James T. West, 84, Paducah, died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2019, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Macedonia Church Cemetery with the Rev. Brent Crabtree officiating.
Visitation will be Sunday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Dogwood Funerals and Cremations in Crofton.
A native of Crofton, he was born June 25, 1935, the son the late Lawson West and Verla Ovidene Henderson West.
He was a retired educator after serving 34 years having taught in Hopkins County and Webster County and having served as an administrator in McCracken County. He was a United States Army veteran. He was a member for over 60 years of the L.M. Cox Masonic Lodge in Crofton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Nell Sisk West, who died Nov. 30, 2012.
Survivors include his daughters, Sara Jo West and Rae Nell West, both of Paducah.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center, 1530 Lona Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42003.