Jeffrey Michael “Jeff” West, 78, of Frederick County, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at Heritage Hall in Front Royal, Virginia.
Mr. West was born in 1942 in Martinsburg, WV, son of the late Garnett L. and Eva C. West. He was a graduate of Martinsburg High School, Class of 1960. Mr. West was the Director of Engineering with Washington Gas, retiring in 1996. He enjoyed history, astronomy, reading, photography, and music. He was also an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts and Explorers groups.
He married Helen Marie Bly on November 17, 1962 in Maryland.
Surviving with his wife are daughters, Cathy Cowans of Bunker Hill, WV, Teresa Migliore and her domestic partner, Brian Pryor, of Hedgesville, WV; grandchildren, Stephen Arnold of Fairfax, VA, Matthew Pryor and Michael Pryor, both of Hedgesville, WV; sister, Diane Lindblom and husband, Emil, of Montana and 14 nephews and nieces.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by five sisters, Ruth Evans, Gladys Greer, Jean Petrucci, Dawn Brenner, Sylvia Jonus and one brother, Paul West.
Services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jeff’s memory to Frederick County/Winchester SPCA, 111 Featherbed Lane, Winchester, VA 22601 or Frederick County Esther Boyd Animal Shelter, 161 Ft. Collier Road, Winchester, VA 22603.