SANFORD — James Anthony West, 70, of Sanford, transitioned into eternal rest Wednesday (02/17/21) at his home.

Mr. West was preceded in death by his mother Julia Mae West and brother Edward Lewis West

He leaves to cherish his memories, son Darrell McIver; stepson, Timothy Ocltree (Shanique); daughters, Lisa McIver Tysor, Sherdina Hooker, Monica West (Charles Woodard), Janie West Richmond (Mark, II); sisters, Yvonne Holland (Curtis), Beaulah McEachin; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

A public viewing is 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at Knotts Funeral Home, 719 Wall St., Sanford. The funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Minter Cemetery.