58 year old Charles Earl West of Smithville died Tuesday at his residence. He served in the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne. West, a Baptist, was also disabled. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. James Owens and Jackie Pettrey will officiate and burial will be in the New Union Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. West was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Adell and Mattie Bell West; a brother, T.L. West; and a sister, Mary West Carpenter. Survivors include three children, Sarah and husband Billy Fuson, Ashley West, and Waylon West all of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Brooklyn and Aubree Fuson and Aiden West all of Smithville. Three brothers, Allen E. West of Angelton, Texas, David B. West of Eustis, Florida, and Donnie R. West of Auburntown. Two sisters, Martha Carter of Sorento, Florida and Tina Bergman of Deland, Florida. A host of nieces, nephews, and friends all survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.