LOUISBURG - Buddy West, 56, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at his home in Louisburg. He was born July 12, 1960, the son of Kathryn Joyner West and the late George M. West. A memorial service was held Monday, April 17, at Louisburg Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Reggie Rushing officiating. A private committal service followed at Oakwood Cemetery in Louisburg.
He attended Wake Forest University and graduated from N.C. State University with a degree in English. He was a talented writer and he excelled in computer technology during his professional career.
He was predeceased by grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G.B. West and Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Joyner.
Surviving, in addition to his mother: sisters, Kim Davis (Kenny), Kathy Jones (Henry); four nephews and one niece; eight great-nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Clint Kennedy Fund at Louisburg Baptist Church, P.O. Box 730, Louisburg, NC 27549 or Franklin County Public Library, Main Branch, 906 N. Main St., Louisburg, NC 27549.
Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.