Mr. Francis A. West, 89, of Mayfield passed away August 10, 2014, following a brief illness. He was born February 9, 1925, in Batchellerville, son of the late Arthur and Thelma Morrison West. Mr. West was educated in Mayfield Schools and proud of his hard work ethic and life accomplishments. Considered a "jack of all trades" by many family and friends, Francis was especially proud of building his home and the various masonry jobs he did all his life. He is a former member and elder of the Mayfield Presbyterian Church. An Army veteran, Francis proudly served his country in the European theater during World War II, and also in Korea.