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“Sir thank you for your many years of dedicated service to the greatest profession in the world. As we celebrate National Police Week your name and...Read More »
1 of 43 | Posted by: Ralph Boudreau - MI - coworker

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult sad time. Hoot was one of a kind. Our area is truly going to miss him. ”
2 of 43 | Posted by: Tom and Judy Younger - Steens, MS

“"Hoot" was a great person, he was so sweet surely will be missed. Prayers to all of the family ”
3 of 43 | Posted by: Linda WELLS - Aberdeen, MS

“I work at 911 and have only been on the other side of the radio. I have only met him a couple of times but he was always nice and friendly. I have...Read More »
4 of 43 | Posted by: Jacque Brown - columbus, MS

“God's Peace Be With You Always. Hoot leaves a wonderful legacy. May your most cherished memories remain forever close to your heart. Love and...Read More »
5 of 43 | Posted by: Debbie Woods (daughter of Lovis Black Woods) - MS

“I met Hoot in 1998 sent them he was always a good friend and a good person he love the Mississippi Constables ”
6 of 43 | Posted by: Lavon Boyd Constable Lincoln Co.

“My prayers go out to the family. Ive been knowing Hoot for around 25 years. He always greeted me with a smile. He would always wave when we...Read More »
7 of 43 | Posted by: Sara Linder - Columbus, MS

“You were the last of a dying breed! You will be sorely missed! Much love and respect. ”
8 of 43 | Posted by: Hennie & Julie McCutcheon - MS

“You was a super man for all of us. We will miss you so much. RIP ”
9 of 43 | Posted by: Brenda & Jimmy Wood - Columbus, MS

“Sorry for your loss, praying for strength and comfort for the family. ”
10 of 43 | Posted by: Kathleen Nalls - Caledonia, MS

“Rest in peace Mr. Hoot West. Praying for the family. ”
11 of 43 | Posted by: Elsie Nanna-Bowen - Clarksville, TN

“Truly an honorable gentleman. ”
12 of 43 | Posted by: Don Newman - Columbus, MS

“You will be loved and missed ”
13 of 43 | Posted by: Tina Warren - COLUMBUS, MS

“I never had the opportunity to know Mr. West, but my brother, William Mason always spoke fondly of him. He was always very helpful in the course of...Read More »
14 of 43 | Posted by: Sara Slatery - Hendersonville, TN

“God has another wonderful angle .Hoot was a great guy and always had a smile, a hello for all .RIP dear friend ”
15 of 43 | Posted by: Killer & Faye Thompson - MS

“One of a kind. Will be missed by many. Prayers to his family. ”
16 of 43 | Posted by: Cecil Robertson - Columbus, MS

“So sorry. He will definitely be missed. Hoot was a great guy, very loving, funny and would do anything for anyone. Sorry we couldnt make it down....Read More »
17 of 43 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
18 of 43 | Posted by: JOHN Andrews - Columbus, MS

“Mr.Hoot was a great man. My grandfather, Bud Guin and my father Robert A. Stockman was great friends with him. I remember my first time meeting Mr....Read More »
19 of 43 | Posted by: Shannon Stockman Williams - AL

“Our hearts and prayers go out to this wonderful man's family! He was a dedicated law man, a dear friend and neighbor, who will be missed! Thank you...Read More »
20 of 43 | Posted by: Ken & Brenda Carter - Caledonia, MS

“Hoot will be greatly missed! No matter who you were, he always believed that you deserved respect and to be given a second chance. He made his mark...Read More »
21 of 43 | Posted by: Lyn Hurst - Caledonia, MS

22 of 43 | Posted by: Amber Newman Doughty - Caledonia, MS

“Hoot was a very caring person and a brother in law like no other. I knew that if I ever needed anything I could call on Hoot. Over the years that Ive...Read More »
23 of 43 | Posted by: Peggy West - Columbus, MS

“RIP Daddy Hoot!We will never forget you!Love you, and you will be deeply missed :( Lynda ( Bowen) WilderBrenda (Bowen) Golden ”
24 of 43 | Posted by: Lynda Wilder - Gulfport, MS

“I have known Hoot since my teenage years and he had given me many chances to do the right things when it came to the laws... A truly great man and...Read More »
25 of 43 | Posted by: Stephanie Brown - Columbus, MS

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this sad time. Hoot touched so many lives with kindness and love. His passing will leave a void...Read More »
26 of 43 | Posted by: Danny and Teresa Davis - Columbus, MS

“Loved you much❣ You will def be missed. Continued prayers for the family. ”
27 of 43 | Posted by: Lisa Bowen - Columbus, MS

“Prayers and thoughts are with this family! He was a great man with a heart of gold! Will b greatly missed! ”
28 of 43 | Posted by: Brandy Cook - Columbus, MS

“RIP my Friend! You will be missed. ”
29 of 43 | Posted by: Dave Moore - Caledonia, MS

“Fly High my dear friend , you will be missed , love you. ”
30 of 43 | Posted by: Glinda Wooten - Columbus, MS

31 of 43 | Posted by: Grady Jaynes - Columbus, MS

“You were an awesome person you will be missed terrible ”
32 of 43 | Posted by: Joyce Vadalabene - Columbus, MS

“Hoot was a great man and gentleman , I will never forget him ”
33 of 43 | Posted by: Ifa Cash - Columbus, MS

“Hoot West loved his family, his community and, most of all, his Lord. A gentle soul who meant business when he needed to. ”
34 of 43 | Posted by: Rhonda Caruthers - Steens, MS

“Willie "Hoot" West will always be remembered for his service to Lowndes County, and his commitment to its citizens and his calling.Law...Read More »
35 of 43 | Posted by: Greg Wright - Columbus, MS

“Hoot was a fine southern gentleman. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him, even if it was only for a short time. I got to spend a little time...Read More »
36 of 43 | Posted by: Mike Davis - Ethelsville, AL

“Will be truly missed! Hoot was loved by many and was a wonderful person! My prayers are with his family as they go through this hard time. ”
37 of 43 | Posted by: Alisa Kersh - Columbus, MS

“Columbus, MS, and Lowndes County have lost a wonderful advocate and friend. My prayers and thoughts are with Hoot's family and his myriad friends. ...Read More »
38 of 43 | Posted by: Joy Smith - Dacula, GA

“Will be greatly missed!! A wonderful man who taught me a lot!! Lots of wisdom!!! RIP my friend ”
39 of 43 | Posted by: Jan Trimm - Columbus, MS - friend

“Hoot was a wonderful person, he was like a family member, he and my uncles where all raised up together, he would always come over to my grandma's...Read More »
40 of 43 | Posted by: Allen Morton - Caledonia, MS

“You will always be in my heart hoot you was a good Person you are gone but not forgotten my. Friend ”
41 of 43 | Posted by: Alene Brown - MATHISTON, MS

“In loving memory of a wonderful person who touched many lives. My prayers are with the family in the days and weeks to come ”
42 of 43 | Posted by: Jennifer Watkins - Columbus, MS

“I love Hoot he was a great man incourging to young people always nice. He will greatly missed. ”
43 of 43 | Posted by: Christy nelson - columbus, MS

Willie was born on May 21, 1937 and passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019.

Willie was a resident of Caledonia, Mississippi at the time of passing.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 5-8 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home Columbus, MS. Funeral service will be Sunday, May 12, 201, at 3 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 Express your condolences with flowers sent to Willie "Hoot"'s memorial service Or, Order By Phone 888-579-7953 Code: 2005270P View & Sign.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 Express your condolences with flowers sent to Willie "Hoot"'s memorial service Or, Order By Phone 888-579-7953 Code: 2005270P View & Sign.