Jesse J. West, age 82, longtime resident of Chicago's South Shore neighborhood, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on April 28th, 2016. Jesse was the beloved husband for 56 years to Ruth, nee Johnson; loving father of Jesse West; proud grandfather of Jesse David West, Roland Williams, R.J. Williams and Ronald Williams; dear brother of George (Diane) West and Rose West; a fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Mr. West was preceded in death by his siblings Ronnie, Pete, Frank, Charles and Betty. Funeral Service at St. Bride on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Noon.