Lynn West


Lynn Denise West

December 11, 1954 - February 20, 2018


Lynn Denise West, 63, of Creston, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. 

Lynn was born Dec. 11, 1954 in Massillon to the late Franklin and Jacqueline (Wolfe) Stockham and was a 1973 graduate of Dalton High School where she was active in the band and was a majorette.  On Oct. 20, 1973 she married Terry West and together they built a life for their children and grandchildren filled with love.  For 18 years Lynn worked in the Plant Pathology Dept. at the OARDC and had made her home in Creston for the past 12 years having previously resided in Dalton.  She enjoyed gardening and working in her yard, feeding the birds and watching her hummingbirds.  Lynn’s greatest love was for her children and her grandchildren and she enjoyed attending through the years all their school activities and sporting events.  She will be remembered for being a loving wife, mother and grandmother who always put her family first.

Surviving are her husband, Terry; her children and their spouses, Jennifer and Jeremy Bradford of Wellington and Brian and Julie West of Burbank; her much loved grandchildren, Jared and Jordan Bradford and Braden and Bryce West; her sister and brother-in-law, Janelle and Dan Ianniello and their son Joseph of Orange County, CA and a brother Tedd Stockham of Leesburg, FL.

Memorial services will be Monday; Feb. 26that 11:00 a.m. at North Winds Church, 8691 Easton Rd., West Salem with Pastor Dave Purdy officiating.  Burial will be private for the family at Dalton Cemetery.  Friends may call Sunday from 3-6 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston.  Tributes may be shared at   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

To leave an expression of sympathy for the family, please send through the Message Board on the left. 


Name: Randall Rowe

Lynn was part of the administrative team during the time that I was chairperson of the Dept. of Plant Pathology at the OARDC in Wooster. Following my retirement, she continued in that role to the present time. Lynn was always very dedicated and did an excellent job with all her work.

My heart goes out to all her family and friends at this difficult time. May you find peace knowing that Lynn will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Randall Rowe, Wooster


Name: Martha Johnson (Sampsel)

I'm sadden to hear about your loss. I have a lot of wonderful memories of Lynn.  We had a lot of fun together. I cherish those memories. She will always hold a place in my heart. Thinking of all of you Martha


Name: Cindy Eshler

West Family,  My deepest condolence. Lynn will be missed. Her smile and kindness. I worked with Lynn in Selby Hall.   Deepest sympathy Cindy Eshler


Name: Aelene Brubaker

So Sorry to hear about Lynn
I worked with her at the Dalton Dari-ette She was a super worker
who I enjoyed working with also a neighbor when we lived in Dalton.Remember all the good times you had with her.
Prayers for you all.


Name: Richard Lance

Our deepest sympathies to the family.
Dick and Charlene Lance


Name: Steve Nameth

Always a smile on her face for me.  She will be missed. 



Name: Nancy (Roach) Cumberland

Dear Terry, Janelle, Tedd and family,
May the Lord give you peace as you go through this time of grieving.  I have so many wonderful memories of my dear school friend, Lynn.  From second grade through high school graduation, we had the most amazing times.  Her smile and giggle were precious.
Praying for all of you, Nancy


Name: Cindy Deppe (Hauter)

Dear Terry,
So sorry to hear of your lost.
May God grant you comfort and healing.



Name: joan johnson

We send you and your family our deepest sympathy.
from your cousins of the Howard Frank family


Name: Holly Renner High

Dear Terry and all your family: please know how much I am thinking of you all during this time   Lynn was wonderful as you know. Her giggly laugh and eyes that sparkle will always be my memory of her. You are so blessed to have loved and been loved by this wonderful lady. Many prayers for you through the coming days. Holly


Name: Dr. Ron & Sharon Ostroski

We are saddened to learn of Lynn's passing.

Lynn worked at Dr. Ostroski's office before she worked for the OARDC.  She was very professional, kind, sweet, always wore a smile, and never had anything bad to say about anyone.

Our sincere condolences to husband Terry and children Jennifer and Brian. She clearly loved and adored you all and spoke fondly of you often.









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