Peter West, age 46, a resident of Wheaton, IL, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 7, 2016, at Loyola Medical Center following complications from a lung transplant. He was born January 22, 1970 in Chicago.Read More
He grew up in Streamwood, where he lived from 1976 until 2002. He graduated from Streamwood High School and has remained close to many neighborhood friends. He met Carrie Farrey in 1996 through a mutual friend and they were married on July 6, 2002. Pete proudly owned and operated J & P Moving Services, Inc. for almost 20 years, where he was known for his honesty and integrity to his customers and loyalty to his employees.
Pete had a great sense of humor. He was an avid sports fan, whose favorites teams were the Bears, Blackhawks and White Sox. He encouraged youth sports by sponsoring many local teams, including, baseball, football, cheer-leading, bowling and volleyball. He was active at Parkview Community Church, where he volunteered with Children's ministries. He was an outgoing and social person who was always welcoming to family and friends. He enjoyed boating, fishing and sports cars. Most of all he valued his family and was a best friend to his daughters.
He is survived by his wife, Carrie West, two children, Kyleigh (12) and Peyton (8), his mother, Edwina McAfee, his father, George West, four siblings, LauraLee Kitzing, John West, Brenda West and Jason Chambers, many aunts and uncles and beloved nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law.
A visitation will be held on Monday, October 10, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, IL 60187, where funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Wheaton Cemetery in Wheaton, Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Gift of Hope, an organ and tissue donation network. (www.giftofhope.org/about/monetary_donation.htm) or Loyola lung transplant program (wwww.loyalamedicine.org/giving-loyola select giving-honoring a loved one, select give my gift to "other" and in other designation make donations to "lung transplant program"
Family and friends may sign a guest book at hultgrenfh.com. For more information, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.