Mr. James Clifford "Teet" West, 81, of Waynesboro, MS passed from this life Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his daughter's residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Wayne County, MS on Thursday, March 11, 1937 to Harvey West and Phoebe McClain West. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was retired as a machine operator for Jimmy Joe Pryor Road Construction. Mr. West is preceded in death by his wife, Alma Lee West; mother, Phoebe West; father, Harvey West; brother, Albert West; 2 sisters, Effie Jane DeSantis, Pauline Petterman; brother-in-law, Lavon Chancellor. He is survived by his daughter, Deneiece Kellams (Frank), Waynesboro, MS; 4 grandchildren, Kacie Rigby (Blake), Somer Rushing both of Waynesboro, MS, Ryan Kellams (Kim), Jefferson, GA, Regan Fabrici (Ron), Marietta, GA; 4 great grandchildren, Grayson Rigby, Korinne Kellams, Kamille Kellams, Ryder Fabrici; sister, Jimmie Sue West, Brandon, MS; 2 brother-in-law's, Willie Chancellor (Rachel), Billie Chancellor (Sylvia); 2 sister-in-law's, Nellie Yarbrough, Cheryl Chancellor. Serving as pallbearers are: Stacy Chancellor, Chad Chancellor, Timmy Kirby, Ryan Kellams, Scott Johnson, Craig Chancellor, Leroy Luke, and Robert DeSantis; honorary pallbearers are: Billie Chancellor and Willie Chancellor. Visitation for Mr. West will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home in Waynesboro, MS. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 5, 2018 with a lie-in-state from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Wayne County, MS with Rev. Jimmy Ray Harrison and Dr. Dave Moran officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Wayne County, MS.