Delton Wayne “Bird” West


Delton Wayne “Bird” West, of Leesville, was called to his eternal home on Feb. 4, in Gonzales, Texas, at the age of 71. He was born Oct. 6, 1947, in Leesville, Texas, to Olvie Leon “Pete” West and L’Clara Sabrina Brister West. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Selma Christine Parks West; and sisters: Ima Jean West, Inez Robinson, and Iva Lea Hodge. He is survived by his children: Dale West and Christan Henderson and husband Joe Jr.; sisters: Illean Mikesh, Irene Burt and husband Steve Sr., and Inella Bennett; numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family and friends. A visitation will be held Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5-8 p.m. at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.

Funeral Service:

Friday, Feb. 8

2 p.m.

Finch Chapel

The Rev. Michael Cowey will officiate with burial following in the Caraway Cemetery near Leesville, Texas. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. You are invited to leave messages of condolence at