Tommy D. West, 70, of Mt. Zion, passed away August 4, 2022 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Funeral service will be 12:00 PM, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Monday, August 8, 2022 at the funeral home.
Tom was born December 6, 1951 in Decatur, the son of Garvin Eugene and Edna Pauline (Huffines) West. He married Jeri Ann Garratt on October 21, 1978 in Decatur. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman stationed with the Marines. Tom worked at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Zexel, and most recently at ADM where he worked until his retirement. He was also proud to serve as a Pastor. Tom enjoyed camping, and watching Westerns- especially John Wayne. He most enjoyed time spent with his family and grandkids. Tom and Jeri attended Antioch Christian Church and Temple Baptist Church, both in Decatur.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jeri; children: Sarah (Keith) Rogowski of Aurora, Rachel (Joseph) Jenkins of Decatur, Jacob West (Megan Craft) of Mt. Zion; grandchildren: Jeremy Jenkins, Joel Jenkins, and Stella Rogowski; siblings: Jimmy “Buck” West and Joyce “Teddy” Thompson.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family in care of Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes at www.brintlingerandearl.com.