James Cole West, 84 of Duxbury passed away peacefully on November 9,2020 over looking his prized cranberry bogs, after a long courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia.
James was born in Weymouth, Ma. To Barbara and James West. James graduated from Pembroke High School. He worked at the family business at Gilbert H. West box factory for most of his life until it’s closing. He went on to expand his cranberry farm and continued farming cranberries until his death. He was a proud member of Ocean Spray and Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association. He loved traveling and his trips to Foxwoods. James was a man of many talents, few words and had a great love for his dogs.
James is survived by his wife of 62 years Ethel L. West of Duxbury, Ma. Son James West of Streetman, Texas, Christopher and his wife Maureen of Duxbury, Ma. His Sister Justine Huntley of Hanson, Ma. He is also survived by his grandchildren James West and his wife Kerry of Munice, In, Meaghan McDavitt and her husband Philip of Marshfield, Ma, Lindsey West of Duxbury, Ma, Zachary West and his wife Mary of Munice, In and Olivia West of Duxbury, Ma. Great grandchildren JC, Aralyn, Wyatt, Bella and Grace. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jim’s name to:
Cranberry Research Foundation
265 D South Meadow Road
Plymouth, Ma 02770
The Family wishes to extend their gratitude to his care givers, Cranberry Hospice, and the Norwell Visiting Nurse/Hospice.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 16th at 11:00 AM at the Pine Grove cemetery in Pembroke.