Ronald Tyrone West Sr. was born on January 5th 1945 in Winston Salem, North Carolina to the late Otis and Lillian West. Ronald was the oldest of two children his brother Otis West.
Ronald lost his parents at a young age, migrated to Philadelphia, PA and was raised by his maternal grandmother Lillie Mae Louis in the same household as his cousin "Sister" Augustine Stanfield.
Ronald received his education through the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (Catholic School System ). He had several jobs throughout his lifetime and was considered a jack of all trades, however he enjoyed working with children most.
Ronald fathered two children, Ronald Tyrone Davis and Yolanda Green. After meeting and marrying his soulmate Myra Jean Fields, February 5th 1966, who had a daughter Rhonda Anette Carson. Through their union there were several children. Ronald Tyrone West Jr., Tanya Lillian West and Tracy Monique West.
Ronald loved to entertain with family and friends, dancing and cooking. He loved music, especially cappella jazz. Ronald was a Master Mason and achieved the 32nd Scottish Rite Degree. He had a warped sense of humor with corny jokes. He had a quick wit and a sharp tongue and would put you in your place. He very much loved and enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ronald the patriarch of the family, leaves these loving family members to carry forward his legacy and memory.
Ronald Tyrone Davis and Van Mason (daughter in law)., Rhonda Annette Carson and Rickey Moultrie (son in law), and Tracy Monique West and Anthony Smith (son in law).
Mia, Ronald lll, Rashema, Shymia, Kyemah, Kyheem, Shakia, marquis, LaShay, Shahied, Kadeem
His Great Grandchildren:
Ahumar, Samiyah, Jashy, Isabella, Karter, Khalid, Jaa-Hir, Kennedi, Kolby, April, Surah, Jah'khi, Miyanna, Mar-Mar
Ronald will be eternally reunited with his parents Otis and Lillian West, his wife Myra Jean West, his brother Otis West and his children Yolanda Green, Ronald Tyrone West Jr. and Tanya Lillian West.
His memory will be carried on by a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Also, his close friend who was more like a brother: Joe( AKA New York)