William H.BillBooth, 74 of 5371 US Hwy.60 West died at 10:10am. on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. He was born in Daviess County, Ky. to the late Samual Watkins Booth and Monta Ballard Booth. He was a retired oil jobber and owner of Quality Oil Company started by his father in 1951. A member of St. Stephen Cathedral Church. He served as exalted ruler of the B.P.O.Elks Club No.14 in 1962. He was a longtime member of Owensboro Lions Club. Served on jobber advisory council for Amoco Oil Company, past president of the Serra Club and was president of the Kentucky Petroleum Marketers Association in 1981. He was an avid golfer, and enjoyed playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Geraldine Booth Mudd in 2005. Surviving are his wife of 56years of marriage, Betty Brown Booth; three sons, Billy Booth and his wife, Patty; Brian Booth and his wife, Karen both of Owensboro; Phillip Booth and his wife, Kim of Atlanta, Ga.; five daughters, Judy Kimbley and her husband, Max of Lawrenceburg, Tn.; Debby Booth of Nashville, Tn.; Karen Booth of Cadiz, Tn.; Lisa Hayden and her husband, Keavin of Utica, Ky.; Wendy Blakely and her husband, Steve of Nashville, Tn.; nineteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren; Wendell Booth and Dickie Booth both of Owensboro, Ky.; sister, Dorothy Booth Howell of Evansville, several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to St. Stephen Cathedral Preservation Fund, 610 Locust St., Owensboro, Ky.42301, or St. Joseph Peace Mission for Children, 1328 West 3rd Street, Owensboro, Ky. 42301.

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  1. I have been praying for all of you, and will continue to do so. He loved telling stories about you at Serra Club luncheons…what always came across was his tremendous pride in his family.

  2. Please accept our most sincere condolence for your loss.

    From the Partners and Staff at HRG, PLLC Surveying & Engineering

  3. Bill was a great person. He never met a stranger, probably the most genuine individual I ever met. I will forever be thankful to both he and Betty for giving me the greatest gift of my life, their beautiful daughter Lisa. Bill was truly a ‘son of Owensbo

  4. Karen, Lisa, Wendy, Billy and Patty,
    I am so very sorry to read about the passing of your father. Please know you and your family our in my thoughts and prayers.
    I apologize for not being able to make an apperance at the Funeral Home but, I am living i

  5. I will always remember Bill’s Buster’s great sense of hospitality, and his enjoyment of family. He was a wonderful friend to my late husband, James, and to all of our mutual cousins. He and Betty have been great parents to a great group of kids.

  6. Brian & Karen,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. Please call if you need anything at all.
    Lots of Love,
    David, Tammy, Lauren, Nolan & Aaron

  7. Dear Aunt Betty & Family,
    I am sorry to hear of Uncle Buster’s passing. Please know that I will be praying for all of you during this very difficult time. May God bless you and give you peace.
    Chip Brown & Family

  8. Betty, I will always remember Bill’s great sense of humor. Some of the true stories he told on and about our winter seminars always bring a smile to my face. I know how much he loved his family, but I am equally impressed by the love he shared with all of

  9. Our thoughts are with you during this time of sorrow. Please accept our most sincere condolence for your loss.
    Patty Henry-Wood
    Shell Oil Products US

  10. Betty, Our sincere sympathy to you and all of the family; thoughts and prayers. Larry and Melva Birkhead Ollie Mae Brown Birkhead’s son

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