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Donald Gerald West

September 30, 1949 ~ October 4, 2017 (age 68)

The Piano Brothers

Donald "Jerry' Gerald West, 68, of Asheville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the St. Joseph Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. A native of Asheville, he was a son of the late W. R. and Marie West. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Jackson of Asheville; siblings, Ronnie and Bobby West, and Marie Gibbs. He was a talented self employed painter. Surviving are his life partner of 33 years, and caretaker through his illness, Nancy Clemmons of Asheville; daughter, Teresa Marie West of Chapel Hill; siblings, Alta Wood and spouse, David, of Creedmoor, Bill West and spouse Gladys of Greenville, SC, and Pat Beverly of Hillsbough; "stepchildren": Lisa Hensley and her spouse, Tony, of Asheville, Teresa Lawrence and her spouse, Jason, of Sandstone, MN, and Scott Edward Clemmons of Asheville; grandchildren, Ricky and Shelby Jackson, and several additional grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Glad Tiding Family Church of which he was a member. Condolences may be made to the family at

 Service Information

Memorial Service
October 14, 2017

1:00 PM
Glad Tiding Family Church
876 New Leicester Hwy
Asheville, NC 28806

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