Gary "Rusty" Andrew West
Obituary for Gary "Rusty" Andrew West
West, Gary “Rusty” Andrew 65, of East Preston, N.S. went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 15, 2021 at the Victoria General Hospital surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Halifax, and then raised in Montreal, Que., Gary was the son of the Late Charles & Christina (Fletcher) West. Gary worked for VIA Rail for 25 years, after which he started working with his dad at Stathmore, and then he started his own landscaping business which he worked, up until a few years ago, then doing construction work with his brother-in-law, Alfred.
He is survived by his 3 children; Justin (Mehgan) West, Wendel, and Christina West, all of Montreal, Que. Gary is also survived by his sister, Gail (Alfred Colley) West, grandchildren, Oceanelle, Iza Shante, & Dasha Michelle, nephews Gyles, and Raynell. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles & Christina West, maternal grandparents, Arthur & Mary (Allison) Fletcher, and paternal grandparents, Charles & Jessie (Prudence) West and nephew Raymond. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Preston United Baptist Church, Building for God Fund. Arrangements have been entrusted to Donald K. Walker Cremations. Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 at the East Preston United Baptist Church at 12:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Joyce Ross Officiating, assisted by Rev. Grace Skeir. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Guests are welcome by Invitation only. Burial will take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Sackville.
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