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Thomas Booth

Thomas Booth

Friday, February 15th, 1946 Sunday, August 18th, 2019

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Obituary for Thomas James Booth

Funeral services for Thomas James Booth , 73, a lifetime resident of Kirtland, will be 10 AM Friday, August 23, 2019 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby. Pastor Tim French of Kirtland Christian Fellowship will officiate.
Family will receive friends 5-8 PM Thursday at the funeral home.
Thomas passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019. He was under the care of Hospice of the Western Reserve at Brookdale Skilled Nursing Center in Richmond Heights.
Tom was born February 15, 1946 to Stanford and Alberta (Dewey) Booth in Painesville. After graduating from Kirtland High School, he worked at Lincoln Electric. He enlisted in the United States Army and worked as a teletype and writer equipment repairman, where he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, and the Expert Marksmanship Badge for the M-14. After his enlistment, he returned to Lincoln Electric where he worked for 24 ½ years. He began his own business, Booth Excavating.
Tom married Jacqueline Sparks Hajes on December 28, 1977. Tom had a passion for firearms; he loved to go to the shooting range with Jackie and reload ammunition. He was known for telling jokes, always having “just one more story” to tell, and emailing his friends and family anything political.
Tom is survived by his wife, Jackie of 41 years; sons Andrew (Valerie) Booth and Thomas (Wendy) Booth Jr; step-daughters, Kim (Randy) Thompson and Robin Hajes; 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Final resting place will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Twp.
Family suggests contributions be made to The American Diabetes Association, 4500 Rockside Rd., Independence, OH 44131.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, August 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
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    Friday, August 23rd, 2019
    10:00am
    Officiant
    Pastor Tim French
  • Interment

    Western Reserve Memorial Gardens
    11521 Chillicothe Road
    Chesterland, Ohio
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Catherine Reed

With deepest sympathy. East Liverpool Education Association.
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Booth Family- truly a great man and a Kirtland legend. He will be missed here on Earth, but he will definitely be a welcomed addition to Heaven.
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Judy

So very sad to know Tom has passed. You are all
in my thoughts. I have so many great memories of my time in Kirtland. Tom is at the top of the list, he was such a joy, and always willing to lend a hand.
Love to all,
Judy Oleksiak Nalepka
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