JOHN W. WEST

Posted on Jun 06, 2012 - 03:42 PM

A graveside service for John W. West, 93, of Wicomico, was held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery, Ordinary. He died May 31, 2012 at McGuire Veterans Hospital.

Mr. West was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. He was a retired oyster inspector from Virginia Marine Resources Commission and a member of Severn Church, Naxera.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona M. West; sisters, Ida Hogge, Sarah Poore, Roselle Davis, Flossie Kircher, Eunice Brooks, Susie Kircher, Elizabeth Rowe, and brother, Cecil West.

Survivors include a daughter, Alverta Wray Kellum, and two grandchildren.

The service was conducted by the Rev. Thomas Bunting.

Memorial contributions may be given to Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P. O. Box 9, Bena, Va. 23018.

Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, was in charge.