Robert S. West, 92, of Hebron, widower of the late Geraldine (Lewis) West, passed away peacefully at home on Monday (March 26, 2018). Born Aug. 15, 1925 in Hartford, he was the son of the late Morris and Marjorie (Barber) West. Along with his beloved wife, who predeceased him on July 3, 2014, he was the devoted father of seven and ran the family farm, West Farm, in Hebron, where he loved gardening and tending to the animals. Additionally, Bob worked as a mechanic for the main Texaco plant in East Hartford for many years before his retirement. In his spare time, he also enjoyed visiting with family and friends alike as well as reading. Mr. West was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Willimantic. He leaves five children (and their spouses), Robert, Jr. and Nadia West of Glastonbury, Barbara and Stephen Renals of Vernon, Timothy and Genia West of Buford, GA, Debra Wolicka of Rocky Hill, and Sandra Slingo of Ellington; 11 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; his brother, Richard West of California; and numerous extended family members and friends. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by two children, Patricia Weed and Steven West; and his sister, Marjorie White.
A Celebration of his Life will be observed on Monday (April 2nd) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester. The family will receive guests at 9 AM with services beginning at 10:30 AM. Burial with military honors will follow in the New Hebron Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Willimantic SDA Church, 126 Quarry Street, Willimantic, CT 06226.
Willimantic SDA Church
126 Quarry Street, Willimantic CT 06226