Kim Denton West

Born on October 4, 1960

Departed on May 26, 2017 and resided in Greenbrier, TN

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Kim Denton West, May 26, 2017, age 56 of Greenbrier. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Lillian West. Survived by his children, Colby West and Hannah (Austin) Herendeen; grandson Rylan Arms; sisters, Pamela (Larry) Anderson, and Patricia Ross. He was an engineer for the Nashville Fire Department Truck 37. Kim loved to duck hunt, fish, and was a true family man. He also had a very large group of friends and was very devoted to his church family. Visitation will be at Long Hollow Baptist Church, 3301 Long Hollow Pike, Hendersonville, TN on Tuesday from 2-8pm, and on Wednesday from 12 Noon until service time at 2pm with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

15 Comments to Mr. Kim Denton West

  1. Wendy Warren
    May 27, 2017 11:47 pm

    The world lost one of the most sweet and kind people that I’ve ever known…. The only thing that helps me with his death is knowing that he is in heaven watching over us as a guardian angel. We loved him and will never forget our friend and brother. Rest In Peace buddy

  2. Brandon Dickson
    May 29, 2017 12:46 am

    Sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow brothers and sisters in the service he chose to provide selflessly. Rest In Peace. Another great soul lost to early to the Lord

  3. Rick Lane
    May 29, 2017 10:50 am

    Condolences to the family. So unexpected. Just saw him in March and looked great. Full of humor and Goodwill as always. A fine man that was a GREAT friend to me. RIP, you will be missed by all.
    AEKDB my brother.
    Rick Lane

  4. Jeff McGuire
    May 29, 2017 12:40 pm

    I am stunned. I talked with him a couple of weeks ago on the phone. We were frat brothers at MTSU. I was going to talk with some people down this way about taking him duck hunting. We were going to hook up in September at a friend’s son’s wedding. Then I read where he passed away. He was a good dude. He had a funny sense of humor like mine. That is why we got along so well. He will be missed. RIP brother. AEKDB Jeff McGuire.

  5. Kelly (Scott) Shatswell
    May 29, 2017 5:42 pm

    Although I had not talked to Kim since we were both in high school, I remember him fondly. He used to ride with us to church….. always had to sit by the window so he could stick his head out and blow dry his hair LOL !!! I remember him as fun to be around and always with a smile on his face. Rest in Peace Kim…. Strike, flame, blow, “don’t say I never gave you nu-thin” …

  6. Sherri Burton
    May 29, 2017 6:13 pm

    Oh my gosh…this is shocking…he was always so nice to me when I signed in for Monday night CR at Longhollow. He was having BACK problems and I talked with him about it once as I have similar pains. He was having surgery and, now, he’s gone? RIP Kim. Prayers to all who have known and loved him throughout his life. 😢

  7. Lisa Wilbur
    May 29, 2017 10:44 pm

    Rest In Peace Kim! Always loved your smile! Praying for peace for Hannah and Colby and rest of his family!🙏

  8. Becca J. Mckinney
    May 30, 2017 12:12 am

    May God’s peace comfort you Colby and Hannah, as well as sisters, famy, and numerous friends and fellow firemen. Your kindness and generosity will never be forgotten. I will miss your encouraging words and you sharing scripture….until we meet again..,..
    Sing loud praises in that heavenly choir!!!
    **** Never dreamed when I ordered your 50th birthday cake it would be a photo used here 🙁 🙁 🙁

  9. Eric Sample
    May 30, 2017 10:29 am

    You will be missed my friend! A kind, gentle encouraging soul. Always fun and mischievous (in a good way). Willing to help anyone in need! Myself and anyone who has known you are surely sad of your passing but can only smile when thinking of you and your big heart, big smile and your clever, funny, quirky personality!

    I know you loved your kids, grandson and family deeply as you spoke of them often and were so proud of them. As one of your friends, I know anyone you called a friend felt that love too.

    Prayers for your family and those left behind.
    Love ya brother!
    Until we meet again!
    Eric Sample Truck 37 B shift

  10. Charlotte
    May 30, 2017 11:17 am

    I was in choir with Kim for several years at Cornerstone Church. He was a great guy, always friendly and willing to help someone else in need. My heartfelt prayers go out to the family especially his children. Rest in peace, Kim. You are now in the ultimate place, Heaven, with our Heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus. I know you would not come back here for anything. I’m so thankful that I will see you again one day!

  11. Suzanne Lee
    May 30, 2017 12:00 pm

    My condolences to the West family. I met Kim at Cornerstone church. He was loved by many. Friendly and always willing to lend a helping hand. He was funny too and made me laugh at his goofy jokes and posts!! Prayers for God’s peace and comfort during this difficult time ❤️

  12. Robbie Reed
    May 30, 2017 7:43 pm

    The first thing that comes to mind about Kim was his big friendly smile. I loved to talk to him and hear his stories of family, everyday life and his passion for the Lord. He always ended with a “love you brother,” and he meant it every single time. When I talked to him before surgery he wasn’t nervous, just happy that the pain would be over. I can honestly say that I am a better person having known him. Kim, love ya brother! See you in a better place and you can show me around.

  13. Marc Rogers
    May 31, 2017 12:32 pm

    I remember Kim as a man with a great sense of humor and a large and caring heart for others. He loved his family, friends and community. I wish we had seen each other more over the years. He will certainly be missed by all who knew him. Rest in Peace Kim. AEKDB

  14. Jill
    June 4, 2017 11:05 am

    Kim was on of the funniest men I know. You never knew, if he was being funny or actually meant what he said at times. I had just seen him at church a couple of weeks before and I miss seeing him now.

    RIP Kim, you will be miissed but I know there’s no more pain or struggles for you and your with our God whom you loved so dearly! Until we meet again! Xoxoxo

  15. Cindy
    June 5, 2017 11:31 pm

    I’m still in shock and so sad. I went to High School and College with Kim and recently reconnected with him. I just hate that he is gone way to soon. Love and miss you Kim.
    Cindy

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