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Carl Max West Obituary


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“Dovie, we were so sorry to hear about your loss. We loved Max so much. We always had such a good time visiting and joking around with him when he...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Park Place Sales Inc - Taylor, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Max will be greatly missed! ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Margaret Ann Hampton - Magnolia, AR

“Dovie and family, keeping you in thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Talley Wade - Emerson, AR

“So sorry to hear about Max. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Gillespie Dyson - AR

“Dovie, I am so very sorry to hear of your losing your husband. I have valued our friendship all these years and I will be praying for you. God...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Brenda Lindsey - Magnolia, AR

“Bert, Diana, Amy and Brody - I'm so sorry about your loss. I know your hearts are heavy. May God comfort you in a way that only our Father can. You...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Sharron Brady - Marshall, TX

“I know Max will be missed. One of my fondest memories was when he stopped by my house on Lake Erling and took me for a ride on his motorcycle. He did...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Grant - Taylor, AR

“Kim, Cyndi and Family - I am so sorry for the loss of your father. He was an awesome man and I know you'll miss him terribly. Please be comforted...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Cheryl Nelson - Dallas, TX

“Bert,Peggy,& Dovie and the rest of the family ,my prayers are with you all at this time of loss.May God comfort you and be with you.Love,Cynthia and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry and Cynthia Reeves - AR

“Dovie, Mark and I were so sorry to hear about Max. He will be terribly missed by all. We are praying that you feel God's comfort & love during...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Mark & Judy Hatter - Ft. Smith, AR

“Dovie: Max may have been my brother-in-law but Max and I did so much together over the passed 45 years, he was like a brother to me. I would not take...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: James T. Dodson - El Dorado, AR

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this. With Love, Debbie ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Rogers - El Dorado, AR

“Dovie, I am so sorry to hear about Max, I know how much you loved him and how much happiness he brought into your life. If you need anything I am...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Heather Maness


Carl "Max" West, 68 of Magnolia, Arkansas died April 30, 2008 at the Magnolia City Hospital.
He was born January 25, 1940 in Prescott, Arkansas to the late Carl Albert and Flora Mae (Jackson) West. Carl was a member of First Baptist Church and was a detective with the Intelligence Division with the City of Dallas, Texas and retired after 21 years of service. He very much loved and enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle and four wheelers.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Shirley West and son, Jay West.
Survivors are his wife, Dovie West of Magnolia; daughters, Kim and Stephen Hilborn, II and Cyndi and Greg Leuschner both of Forney, Texas; sister, Peggie and Herman Homishak of Hot Springs; brother, Bert and Diana West of Marshall, Texas; granddaughters, Katie Hilborn and Amber West both of Forney, Texas; grandsons, Stephen Hilborn, III, Landon and Logan Leuschner all of Forney, Texas; step-son, Tim and Traci Foster of Magnolia; step-daughter, Angie and Kenneth Drummond of El Dorado; step-grandson, Brody Foster of Magnolia; step-granddaughter, Brooklyn Waller of El Dorado; brother-in-law, James Travis and Betty Dodson of El Dorado; uncles, Vergil and Emma Jackson of Willisville, George and Alice West of El Paso, Texas; nephews, Brody and Jamie West of Marshall, Texas, Jerry and Sheri Homishak of Hilton Head, South Carolina; nieces, Lori and Mark Gray of Hot Springs, Amy and Gary Fuller of Huntsville, Texas; numerous great nephews, nieces, and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 3, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Bro. David Watkins and Bro. Roger Dunlap officiating. Burial will follow at Willisville Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Gary Fuller, Brody West, Mark Gray, Russell Pyle, Gary Pyle, James Dodson, Johnny Morris, and Jim Berry. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Smiddy, Virgil Jackson, E.W. Hickman, and Dallas Police retirees.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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