John Kenneth West, 82, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, June 1, 2008, at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Millsboro, Del. He was an over-the-road truck driver for Perdue Inc. for 20 years. He attended Bayshore Community Church in Gumboro, Del. He loved fishing and being and working outdoors.
West was preceded in death by his parents, John and Elizabeth Short West. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Revel West; a daughter, Janet Hudson of Dagsboro; and a granddaughter, Sheila Hudson of Millsboro.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 6, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, where friends may call at noon. Interment will be in Prince Georges Cemetery in Dagsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963; or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.