John Elwood West, 63, of Gloucester, died on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.
He was a waterman.
Survivors include his wife, Ella; children, Mae Lynn, Melissa, Lisa; his siblings, Ruby, James, Ernest, and Raymond, and 15 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory, Gloucester, is in charge of arrangements.