Canton - James “Jim” Howard West, Jr. 59, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at his residence.
A lifetime resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late James Howard and Sheila Cole West.
Jim worked as a crane operator and enjoyed the outdoors and riding motorcycles.
He is survived by his stepmother, Wanda West of Canton; two sisters, Marsha West Pucetas (Randy) of Spartanburg, SC and Deborah West Caldwell of Waynesville; three stepsisters, Debora Foster Warren of Canton, Linda Foster Gant (Terry) of Canton and Sandra Foster Noland (Todd) of Clyde; aunt, Edna Mae Bagley of Sumter, SC and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Center Pigeon Fire Department, 2412 Pisgah Drive, Canton, NC 28716.
The care of Mr. West has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton.