Ruth Ann Deaver West

Ruth Ann Deaver West

August 27, 2022, 72, Goldsboro –

Ruth Ann Deaver West, 72, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Wayne UNC Health Care. Born in Duplin County on January 31, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Ruth Holmes Deaver.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny West, Sr; grandson, Bradley Deaver; sisters, Ella Mae Irvin and Lula Mae Coker; brothers, Allen Coker, Charles Coker, and Herman Coker.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Sharon Radford and husband, Tim of Princeton; son, Thomas Deaver and wife, Kim of Goldsboro; step-son, Johnny West, Jr; sisters, Mary Shelton and Sara Underhill; three grandchildren, Amy Radford (Derek), Joe Radford (Natalie), and Zachary Deaver; and great-granddaughters, Peyton Artis and Raelynn Bridgers.

Ruth retired from Bussman Manufacturing following twenty-four years of dedicated service.

Ruth enjoyed the simple things in life and loved being in the comforts of her home. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Ruth will be dearly missed by her loved ones.

A service to celebrate Ruth’s life will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. during the hour prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be expressed at