Church historian Earl Irvin West dies at age 90
A memorial service was conducted Saturday, Feb. 5, at the White Station Church of Christ in Memphis, Tenn., for Earl Irvin West, a prominent author, minister and Christian university professor.
West, a professor of church history emeritus at Harding University Graduate School of Religion in Memphis, died Friday, Feb. 4. He was 90.
Evertt W. Huffard, vice president and dean of the graduate school, described West’s funeral service as “a good tribute to one of the best historians in Churches of Christ.”
“Dr. Jack Lewis, Don Meredith, Dr. Bill Flatt and Dr. Jim Howard all noted the humble, gentle spirit of a great servant,” Huffard wrote on his Facebook page.
Read West’s full obituary.