Harvey Lee West was born in Savannah Georgia on Feb. 16, 1948. He departed this life on Dec. 17, 2018, in DeLand, Fla.

He graduated from Risley High School in 1965, and then he joined the United States Army. During his years in the Army, he served three tours overseas. He was awarded several commendations and badges such as the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Sharp Shooter Qualification Badge and the Service Star.

After the service, Harvey relocated to DeLand, Fla., where he worked with the traveling circus.

Preceding him in death were his mother, Edna Mae Daniels; and three brothers, Edward R. Daniels, Lucious Daniels Sr. and Ivory Daniels.

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Rhonda M. Dale; two brothers, Jimmy Lee Daniels and Cliffton B. Daniels; three sisters, Lavonia R. Collins, Lavenia Patterson and Lori A. Smith; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and special friends.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Greenwood Cemetery, in Brunswick, Ga.

Brunswick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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