Robert Cecil West, 66, of Albemarle passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 in Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte. His funeral service will be 2 PM Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Union Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Jeremy Blake and Rev. Lee Church officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday evening from 6 until 8 PM at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care.
Born May 19, 1951 in Stanly County, NC he was the son of the late Cecil Bob West and Ruth Huneycutt West. He was a 1969 graduate of South Stanly High and a 1973 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Robert worked as an insurance agent for over 30 years. He was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church where he was a former Trustee, Sunday School Superintendent and Treasurer. Robert was well known for being director of the Union Grove Baptist Church Bible Schools. He also served for many years as a Chief Judge for the Stanly County Board of Election.
Robert is survived by his wife Judy Clark West. Other survivors include daughter Kymberli West Furr of Albemarle, sisters Barbara Curlee (Kibbee) of Albemarle and Brenda Barrier (Ron) of Concord, step children Christine Anderson, Tony Carver Anderson, Deborah Hope Southerland, grandchildren Reagan Victoria Furr and Tyler McLane Furr, step grandchildren Tyler Southerland, Chelsea Southerland, Kourtney Wilkes, Jacey Anderson, Ruby Anderson, and step great-grandchild Adaline Southerland.