James L. West, 89, passed away on Aug. 3, 2016.
He was born in Charleston, W.V., to the late Brooks and Bonney West.
Mr. West proudly served in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his children, Linda Griffin and Ronald West; two grandchildren, Amy Land and Jonathan Soares; two great-grandchildren, Ethan and Eryn Henthorne; and a sister, Patty Sue Hinke.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, 4889 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, Va.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.smithandwilliamskempsville.com.