Ken West

Ken West

Longtime Thetford Corp. salesman Ken West passed away peacefully on Oct. 24 at his family home in Fullerton, Calif.

West retired in 2008 after a successful 34-year sales career in the RV industry.

During his time at Thetford, he was a multiple winner of the Thomas Crapper Award. A U.S. marine, he loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and spending time at his cabin in the mountains outside of Seattle, Wash.

He is survived by his wife, Jan, sister, four children and eight grandchildren. Donations can be made to the Orange County SPCA, www.orangecountyspca.org.

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., Thetford Corp. is the world’s leading supplier of sanitation and refrigeration products for the recreational vehicle, marine and heavy-duty truck industries. Thetford is a privately-held company with manufacturing facilities in four nations.