Littleton J. West Jr.

Published 11:39 am Wednesday, February 19, 2014

SUFFOLK—Littleton Judson “Junior” West Jr., 78, died on Feb. 15, 2014.

A native of Nansemond County, he was the last of six children of the late Littleton J. West Sr. and Myrtie Fanney West.

Junior was a former National Guardsman and attended Holland Baptist Church.

He was a farmer and retired papermaker with Union Camp Corporation after 44 years of service.

Junior was predeceased by his sisters, Florence West Parr and Lizzie West King; his brothers, John Judson “JJ” West, Thomas Rudolph West and Gilmer Roger West; and a grandson, Christopher Michael West.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margaret “Virginia” Joyner West; three sons, Judson Thomas West (Karla), Michael Lynn West (Julie) and David Sidney West (Ruth); and six grandchildren, Rachel West and Ryan West (fiancée, Erica), Jason West (friend, Kristin) and Noah West and Jordan West and Mackenzie West.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with the Rev. Robert Bunn officiating. Interment will be in the Holland Cemetery.

The reception will be at Holland Baptist Church following the committal service at the cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the funeral home, and suggest memorials be made to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, P.O. Box 2156, Norfolk, VA 23507 or Holland Baptist Church, P.O. Box 7086, Suffolk, VA 23437.