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Frederick Alvin West, 78

Frederick Alvin West, 78 of Cabot passed away on Friday March 9, 2018.  He was born on August 30, 1939 in Hickory Ridge, Arkansas, to the late Earl and Lenna Mae West.  He was a retired agent for State Farm Insurance and served the Jacksonville community for over 42 years.  Fred was a life time member of the State Farm Presidents club.  He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, and spend time at the lake. 

He is survived by children Andy West (Dana) of Cabot, Bradley West (Jennifer) of Cabot; brother Frank West of Texarkana, Arkansas; sister Glenda Fulks of Cabot; four grandchildren, Andrew West of Jacksonville, Lindsey Chamblee (Justin) of Jacksonville, Tessa West and Jaxtyn Guthridge of Cabot; three great-grandchildren, Kolton Fulcher of Cabot, Kendal and Tenley Chamblee of Jacksonville.

The family would like to pay special gratitude to Jimbo Evans and Nikki Taylor for the love and care given to him over the last few years of his life. 

In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations to be made to Alzheimer’s Arkansas foundation in Fred’s honor at 201 Markham Center Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72205.

A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 13th from 6- 8 P.M. in the Chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 

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27 Comments

  • Kathy Chambers Posted March 11, 2018 6:16 PM

    Prayers

  • David and Robin Chamblee Posted March 11, 2018 6:17 PM

    Our Love and prayers are with the family

  • LAWRENCE GUTHRIDGE Posted March 11, 2018 6:39 PM

    GOD BLESS THE THE WEST FAMILY BRADLEY WEST AND FAMILY , AND THE ANDREW WEST FAMILY OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

  • Elisa Conradde Posted March 11, 2018 7:05 PM

    Prayers for everyone.

  • Terry and Robbie Fortner Posted March 11, 2018 8:04 PM

    We are praying for you all and as we ask God to bless you with His comfort our love and condolences are with you all

  • Kerry Elliotte Posted March 11, 2018 9:45 PM

    RIL Fred. Have known you and the family many year’s. To the family thinking of all of you sending prayers.

  • Lee and theresa lewis Posted March 11, 2018 10:38 PM

    We love you so much. A great family friend. You will be so missed.

  • Gail wooley Posted March 11, 2018 10:38 PM

    Prayers for the family

  • Sharon Moore Posted March 12, 2018 1:30 AM

    He was a Awesome person loving and care for every one

  • Janie (Thornburg) Smith Posted March 12, 2018 1:44 AM

    So very sorry for your loss. Many prayers for your family in the coming days.

  • Art Brannen Posted March 12, 2018 10:05 AM

    prayers

  • ELSTON M. STRONG Posted March 12, 2018 4:23 PM

    MY GOOD FRIEND. WE USE TO TRAVEL TOGETHER ON STATE FARM MEETINGS. HELPED ME WHEN I STARTED AS A STATE FARM AGENT. HE WILL BE MISSED.

  • Brenda Wallis Posted March 12, 2018 6:59 PM

    So very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love.

  • Doris Perkins Posted March 12, 2018 7:21 PM

    To Andy and Family. I am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

  • Mrs Betty Tyler. Posted March 12, 2018 10:03 PM

    SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.PRAYERS FOR FAMILY.

  • Edd & Carol Jim Hoyt Posted March 12, 2018 10:04 PM

    My God Bless the Whole WEST Family at this difficult, never easy to say Good By, Fred is now free and at peace and with our creature no more pain no more sorrow. Andy and Brad your Dad and I go back many years to the time when Fred was the Only State Farm agent in Jacksonville and I truly believed that he did love you two very much. Fred West was Mr. State Farm in Jacksonville,Arkansas. I speak for many State Farm agents when I say we loved this man and the trail he blazed for all of us, again may I say to our former Comrade,Rest In Peace Fred West–Rest In Peace!!

  • Rachael Hendrick Posted March 12, 2018 10:07 PM

    Love you Fred, prayers for Andy, Brad and family

  • Angie Tibbett Posted March 13, 2018 1:56 AM

    At one time in my life Freddie was a very good boss and from that came my dearest friends. Love you Bradley.

  • Charley Benson Posted March 13, 2018 8:43 AM

    Fred was my idle. I will sure miss him!

  • CartiNlr Posted March 13, 2018 9:36 AM

    West family, We are sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Your friends at CartiNlr

  • Eddie Jo Williamson Posted March 13, 2018 11:35 AM

    Great memories of fun times with Fred. Such a legacy he leaves for his family and friends. Sincere condolences to his family.

  • Sally Crook Posted March 13, 2018 12:04 PM

    Sorry for your loss –we go a long way back-lots of memories-am sure you will miss him!

  • Kenith Ransom Posted March 13, 2018 1:45 PM

    Praying for Fred’s family and loved ones in their time of grief. Fred West and I went to Middle School together in McCroy, Arkansas and he was my State Farm agent for many years…He was a heck of a nice guy and friend. Condolences to all. May the Lord be will you and keep you.

  • Rhonda Anderson Trowbridge Posted March 13, 2018 4:11 PM

    Brad, Andy, So sorry to hear of your loss. I have many fond memories of you guys & your Mom & Dad & other family members. So very grateful for having had the opportunity of crossing paths with you on this journey we call Life.

  • Ronnie Shrader Posted March 13, 2018 5:20 PM

    My thoughts & prayers are with the West family.
    Fred & I were friends for many years.
    Rest In Peace my friend & the Lord be with you.

  • TODD MOORY Posted March 14, 2018 5:34 AM

    Rest in peace Fred.

  • Laurie Fikes Posted March 20, 2018 8:44 PM

    So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing.
    Prayers to family during this time…

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