Willie Vern West, age 81, passed away in the William F Greene Veteran Administration Nursing Home in Bay Minette, Alabama, Thursday, May 23, 2013. He served his country in the US Air Force for 20 years retiring with 20 years of service. a resident of 9678 Buster Aplin Road in Florala, Alabama. A member of the Smyrna Bsptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen West who passed away January 10, 2000. Survivors are daughter, Lisa V West, Florala, 3 sons, Duane Keith West, Red Level, Berry Lee West (Christy), Florala, William Arthur West (Kim), Pensacola, brother, Vance West, Nevada, 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, 3 brothers, Clifford, John and William and 4 sisters, Mildred,Adele, Avis and Merle. Funeral services 2PM Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Smyrna Baptist Church with Reverend Randy Holtz officiating. Full military graveside honors by the US Air Force Honor Guard of Elgin AFB, Florida. A time of visitation on Monday, May 27, 2013 from 6PM to 8PM at Evans Funeral Home Florala, Alabama.