David M. West, 46, of County Rte 59, Dexter passed away Wednesday evening after being stricken at home.
David was born May 21, 1971 in Watertown, the son of James and Ann Chavoustie West. He grew up in Antwerp, NY and graduated from Indian River Central High in 1989 and Jefferson Community College.
He married Tammy Peabody in 2003 in Rosiere.
David worked at Car-Freshener for 5 years prior to joining NYS Corrections in 1987.
He loved boating on Lake Ontario and enjoyed snowmobiling at their camp in Barnes Corners with a large group of friends and family. Dave was a dedicated family man who was very active in taking his daughters to gymnastics and dance. He was a great cook known as the "Wing Guy".
He is survived by his wife Tammy, two beautiful daughters Charlize and Kierstan, his parents Jim and Ann West of Chaumont, In-laws David and Keitha Peabody of Harrisville also survive. Siblings include: Kathy and Randy Gardner of Chaumont, Jeff and Annette West of Brownville, Rick and Maria West of Cherry Valley, Illinois, Jen and Chris Scott of Chaumont, Mark and Lisa West of Dexter. Brother and sister-in-laws include: Dave and Rachel Peabody of Georgetown, Chantelle and Rusty Woods of Harrisville, Shelley and Brad Pratt of Harrisville, Diane and Donnie Thomas of Harrisville and John and Shalene Jackson of Dexter. He also has several Aunts and Uncles with 28 nieces and nephews and 15 great nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday June 27th at 11:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church of Brownville with Fr. Michael Gaffney officiating. Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 on Monday at the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter. Donations may be made to American Heart Association PO Box 3049 Syracuse, NY 13220-3049. Online condolences may be made to dexterfuneralhome.com.