WEST BERKSHIRE/DELAND, FLA. — Sterling Willard Kinney, a beloved and well-known West Berkshire dairy farmer, passed away April 12, 2014 at 7:35 p.m. at the West Volusia Memorial Hospital in Deland, Fla., with his loving family by his side.

A memorial service in Sterling’s honor will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the East Franklin Union Church, 4610 Lake Road, East Franklin with Rev. Jason McConnell officiating. Following the church service will be his burial at the Berkshire Center Cemetery for family and close friends.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, May 30, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls

Sterling had requested any donations be made to Franklin County Home Health, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.

Messages of condolence may be sent to Sterling’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.