Ray Dean West, age 73 of the Hermitage Springs Community in Clay County, TN passed away
Wednesday evening, October 5, 2022 at Macon Community Hospital in Lafayette, TN. Funeral
Services for Ray Dean West were conducted Friday afternoon, October 7, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. from the
chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, TN with Brother John Davis officiating. Interment followed in the Hermitage Springs Cemetery. Shannon Wright, Shane Wright, Chris
Copas, Parrish Wright, Mark Hudson, & Randall Goad served as pallbearers.
Ray Dean West was born May 2, 1949 in Macon County, Tennessee, one of eight siblings born to the late Carsie & Sindy Davis West. On April 8, 1989, he married the former Shirley Copas who survives. They shared over 33 wonderful years together. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by brothers, Charles, Hulen & Carson West, Jr., and sisters, Louise Booker & Merline Alred. Ray was retired from Honest Abe Log Homes and was Baptist in belief.
Survivors besides his wife, Shirley include: sisters, Christine Goad of Russell Hill Community, Mildred Ray of Joelton, Belle Brittian of Nashville; brother, Danny West of Pleasant View; sisters-in-law, Naomi West of Red Boiling Springs, Thelma Jean Bartley and Reba Copas both of Hermitage Springs Community; brother-in-law, Tony Dale Copas of Hermitage Springs Community, Ronald Lee Copas of Mt. Juliet.
Arrangements entrusted to Anderson & Son Funeral Home Directors, Red Boiling Springs, TN.