Celebration of life services for Mr. George Fate West will be held Saturday, July 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. Robby D. Williams officiating. Interment will follow at the Sheppard Street Cemetery.

George was born on Nov. 27, 1947 in Caddo Parish to Bourbon West Sr. and Sarah Williams West and passed away on July 19, 2017. He spent his entire life in Minden. He worked for many years at MAR-C Workshop in Minden.

He is proceeded in death by his parents, his older sister Johnnie West, and his older brother Bourbon Jr.

He is survived by sisters, Frances Franks of Houston, Lucy Mae West, Louise West, and Mattie Kennon of Minden; and Carrie Stringer of Chicago, Illinois; five nieces, Sarah Lawson, Ledeva Franks of Houston; Kim McGhee and Sandy Tyler of Atlanta, Georgia; Brittanya West of Shreveport; three nephews, Aaron West and Willie Franks Jr of Houston; and Tracy West of Baton Rouge. He is also survived by four grandnephews, Antonio Longmiles of Waco, Texas, Malcolm and Malik West of Houston, and Donovan McGhee of Winston Salem, North Carolina and three grandnieces, Keoni Franks and Rachel West of Houston and Alyssa McGhee of Fort Polk. He also leaves a host of friends, relatives, and very special loved one.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 21 in the chapel of Kennon’s Mortuary from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Services are entrusted to Kennon’s Mortuary. Email condolences may be sent to kennonsmortuary@suddenlink.net.