Grover LeRoy “Lee” “T.T”, West, 69, of Palatka, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka. Born in Gainesville, Lee was a lifelong resident of Palatka. He was a 1967 graduate of Palatka High School. Following high school, Lee worked in the construction industry and later became a carpentry teacher at Palatka High School. He worked with the Putnam County School System from 1995 to 2016 when he retired from the purchasing department. Lee was an avid duck hunter and loved fishing, NASCAR and drag racing. Lee’s family and friends will always remember Lee as a man who lived life to the fullest. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Aris Grover West and Mary Margaret West, a son, Tyler West and a sister, Nadine Revels.
Lee is survived by his wife of 43 years, Gail West of Palatka, a son, Tate West (Kristen) of Palatka, a sister, Margaret West (William) of Palatka, a brother, James West (Carol Jean) of Flagler Beach and a grandson, Wyatt West.
Services celebrating Lee’s life will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, October 21, 2019 at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. Gene Maddox officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill West Cemetery in Palatka. The family will receive friends Sunday from 3-5 P.M. at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Lee’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.