William Carl West

Saturday, March 30, 2019
William Carl West

William Carl West, 74, of Piggott, Ark., passed away March 28, 2019, surrounded by his family at Piggott Community Hospital, in Piggott.

He was born on July 8, 1944, in Doniphan, Mo., and was the son of Luther and Rosie (Belcher) West.

Carl was united in marriage to Evelyn (Milburn) West on April 25, 1966.

He was preceded in death by his father, Luther West; mother, Rosie West; brothers, Tommy West, Bill West and Jack West; his sisters, Jane Reynolds, Mary Ann Wilson and Carolyn O'Neal; and a grandson, Christopher Holifield.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn West of Piggott; daughters, Tracy (Joe) Spinks of Piggott, Debbie Neuliep of Rockford, Ill., Kathy (Dwayne) Barker of Piggott and Sherry Tomkus of Rockford, Ill.; grandchildren, Keasha (Daniel) Chandler of Paragould, Ark., William Holifield of Paragould, Ark., Daniel Spinks of Piggott, Elizabeth Spinks of Piggott, Jennifer (Nathan) Havens of Rockford, Ill., Kristy (Kimberly) Neuliep of Rockford, Ill., Amie (Bruce) Probasco of Rockford, Ill., Robert Tomkus of Rockford, Ill., Brett Tomkus of Rockford, Ill., Marcus Brawner, Roger McCollum, and Ashley McCollum; numerous great-grandchildren who he loved very much; sister, Faye Beer of Rockford, Ill.; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, in Piggott. Graveside services will follow at 4:30 p.m. at the Gravel Hill Cemetery in St. Francis, Ark., with Leroy Chavez officiating. Pallbearers will be William Holifield, Daniel Spinks, Robert Tomkus, Brett Tomkus, Roger McCollum and Billy West. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements.