Jack L. Booth


Jack L. Booth

Of Lundale, WV

   Jack L. Booth, 73, of Lundale, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, leaving from Logan Regional Medical Center at Logan, surrounded by his loving family, after a long illness.

   He was born on September 21, 1945, at Logan, a son of the late Arnett Booth and Jack and Ruby Mae Simpson Adkins.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Elmer “Pete” Adkins.

   Jack was a coal miner who began his mining career in 1969 and became disabled in 1985.  He met the love of his life in 1963 and they married on April 18, 1965. Jack was a member of Aracoma Lodge #99 in Logan and was a member of the Scottish Rite of Free Masonry where he achieved the 32nd degree.  He was a member of the Knights Templar at Charleston.  Jack was an advisor to the Order of DeMolay at Logan.  He was a former Scout Master of Troop 37 at Accoville.  A Christian, Jack was a member of the Lundale Freewill Baptist Church which he loved with all of his heart. 

   Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 53 years, Pat Miller Booth; two sons, David and Denise Booth of Lundale and Mike and Marica Booth of Lorado; grandchildren, Kayla and Patrick Karn of Nitro, David and Hunter Booth of Cyclone, Peyton Beaty of Stowe, and Dalton Vance of Lorado; great-grandchildren, Rhett Ashley Harvey, Brynley Karn, and Melanie Blue Booth; three sisters, Gay Rieth of Cincinnati, OH, Patty and David Browning of Chapmanville, and Susy and Zane Jeffery of Henlawson; a sister-in-law, Lil Adkins of Holden; along with a host of other relatives, church family, and friends.

   Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2018, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.

   A celebration of Jack’s life will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man with Rev. Bobby Adkins officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby where masonic graveside rites will be conducted by the Aracoma Lodge #99.

   Pallbearers will be family and friends.

   “Don’t cry because it ended.  Smile because it happened.”  Dr. Suess

   Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com

   Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.