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Hershel L. West, Jr., 70, Columbia, KY (1950-2021)

Hershel L. West, Jr. of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at T. J. Health Columbia. He was 70 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Friday, January 29, 2021, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with burial to follow in the Quinn Hollow Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 9:30amCT on Friday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

Born May 27, 1950, in Hart County, KY, he was the son of the late Hershel and Betty Quinn West. He was also preceded in death by two sisters Imogene Pyles and Odean Pyles.

Mr. West enjoyed bingo and visiting with family and friends.

Survivors include his nieces and nephews Betty Overstreet, Teresa Mondie, Jamie Reynolds, Randa Meece, Stevie Pyles, Mitchell Pyles, Nicky Pyles and Marty Pyles; several other great nieces and nephews, friends and other relatives.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Hershel L. West, Jr., 70, Columbia, KY (1950-2021)

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