Lepolia West was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 7, 2018. He was born to the late Moses and Ruby West in Lake Providence, LA on April 2, 1940. Lepolia was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and proudly served in the United States Army. He was a Police Officer for Chicago Police Department where he retired from after serving for 30 years. Preceded in death by his parents Moses and Ruby West and grandmother Olivia Wright. Lepolia leaves to cherish his memories son Allan West, daughter Katrina West, 4 granddaughters,1 grandson, 3 sisters Ethel Jackson, Jessie West and Evangelist Mary West, 3 brothers Charles Montgomery, Walter (Darla) West and Johnny (Delores) West and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation Friday September 14, 2018 from 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. with Funeral Services to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at Pilgrim Baptist Church 1301 West 21st Avenue. Rev. Charles L. Emery officiating.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Sep. 12, 2018.