Kenneth L. West
April 26, 1924 - January 7, 2008
Kenneth L. West, 83, of Goshen, died at 7:45 p.m. Monday (January 7, 2008) in Greencroft Healthcare. He was born April 26, 1924, in Pleasant Hill, Ohio, to Samuel L. and Pearl (Oakes) West. He married Carol Maxine Stine on June 1, 1947, in Goshen. She died September 4, 2006. He is survived by two daughters, Conalee West of Goshen and Jerilyn Ingle of Elkhart; two sons, Kerry and Randal West, both of Goshen; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, James O. West of Piqua, Ohio. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Byrd and Barbara West; and two brothers, Robert and John West.
Funeral service were held at Creekside Church of the Brethren. Pastor David Bibbee officiated. Burial will be in Rock Run Cemetery.
Mr. West retired as a carpenter and mason at Richard Neff Mason-Construction from 1970 to 1988. He was a member of Creekside Church of the Brethren, served as church trustee and deacon emeritus for many years, volunteered at Heifer International at New Windsor, Maryland, and Goshen, and volunteered at Camp Mack, Milford, serving full time for two years.
Memorials may be given to Heifer International, Creekside Church of the Brethren, or Camp Mack.
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