Kenneth West Obituary
 
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Kenneth West

December 16, 1931 - January 21, 2014
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Kenneth Bruce West, age 82, of North Canton, OH, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 21st after a long battle with cancer. Born December 16, 1931 to Kenneth E. and Roxy (Day) West, Kenny, or Bruce to his family, was raised in Greencastle, IN. He was graduated from Greencastle High School in 1949, and attended Tri-State University in Angola, IN. He entered the US Army in 1953 and was honorably discharged in 1961. On June 26, 1956, he married the love of his life, Ann Dicks. He worked at Allison Aircraft Engines in Indianapolis, and later was graduated from Tri-State in 1958. He and Ann moved to Akron, OH, where he worked at...
Kenneth Bruce West, age 82, of North Canton, OH, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 21st after a long battle with cancer.

Born December 16, 1931 to Kenneth E. and Roxy (Day) West, Kenny, or Bruce to his family, was raised in Greencastle, IN. He was graduated from Greencastle High School in 1949, and attended Tri-State University in Angola, IN. He entered the US Army in 1953 and was honorably discharged in 1961. On June 26, 1956, he married the love of his life, Ann Dicks. He worked at Allison Aircraft Engines in Indianapolis, and later was graduated from Tri-State in 1958. He and Ann moved to Akron, OH, where he worked at Goodyear Aerospace as an aeronautical engineer for 34 years, retiring in 1993. He was a masterful woodworker and a friend to all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Ann. He is survived by his children, Carrie (Greg) Reed of Massillon, OH, Christopher (Cathy) West of Green, OH, Carolyn (David) Keffler of Plymouth, MI, and Kathryn (Bill) Dory of Greencastle, IN; grandchildren, Cpl. Matthew Keffler USMC, William (Maggie) Dory, Sarah Dory and Elizabeth West; brothers, Charles (Carol) of Los Angeles CA, Robert (Bonnie) of Brownsburg, IN; and sister, Mary Ellen Huggard of Greencastle, IN.

There will be no calling. A memorial mass will be scheduled for late June. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice. Arrangements under the direction of Karlo-Libby Funeral Home.

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