Ruth A. West, age 87, of Canton, OH, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 12, 2018 after a prolonged illness at a local nursing home. She loved her family deeply and treasured her time with them. She was a devoted Christian and a member of Trinity Brethren Church in Canton for 58 years. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Watson; her husband, William "Bill" West and her brother, Ray Watson. She is survived by her brother, Robert Watson; children, Connie (Greg) Roth, Merle (Judy) West, Janet (Jack) Stokes, Patty (Scott) Kirkpatrick and Kenneth West; 11 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at The Pines for their loving care of Ruth over these many years. Visitation will be on Thursday March 15, 2018 from 10-11 AM at Reed Funeral Home CANTON CHAPEL. Funeral service will be at 11 AM with Rev. Parker Johnson officiating. Burial will take place at Sunset Hills Burial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Brethren Church. The family invites you to visit www.reedfuneralhome.com.