Russell Val Gene Boothe, 75, died on September 14, 2018 in Amarillo. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Minton Memorial Chapel with David Dacus officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Val was born June 4, 1943 in Oklahoma City, OK to Russell J. Boothe and Clara Dacus Boothe. He graduated from Panhandle High School in 1961 and then proudly served in the U. S. Army. After the service he went to work at the Copoly Plant in Borger until it closed, then to Sid Richardson Carbon Plant in operations until retirement. He married Linda Cannefax June 2, 1973 in Clayton, NM. Val loved to play with his grandkids and great grandkids, he especially loved being called GG.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Linda and his two sisters Wilma and Betty.
Val is survived by his two sons Steve Boothe and his wife Stacey of Fritch and James Lee Boothe and his wife Annette of Lubbock, his three grandchildren Cameron and Crystal, Tyler and his wife Kylie and Alex, his four great grandchildren, his brother Galen Boothe and his wife Glenda of Panhandle, his sister Linda Kay Calkins of Amarillo and beloved nieces Dawn, Denise and Melissa and his nephews.
Val was the sweetest man I have ever known. He will be missed so much by all of our family. Fly high Val! We will see you on the other side!!
Lola BurrittAmarillo, TX
Jamie, Annette, Alex and rest of the family, very sorry to hear of your loss. Would love to hear from ya'll. Much love.
Lori DavisPORT ARTHUR, TX
Many fond memories, which bring smiles to my heart. I will miss your posts of flowers and your gift of sharing your love of God's creation. Ruth Ann and Harold.
Ruth Ann NielsonKent, WA
I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love always, Julie
Julie PruittBorger, TX
I lost my sidekick today. I will miss our trips to go gamble, dinners and long heartfelt talks. I'll really miss all the lovely flowers you sent or brought me over the years. Your one of a kind and they broke the mold when they made you.
Happy trais to you my big brother.love ya, miss ya, bye.
Your little sister, Linda Kay
Linda K CalkinsAmarillo, TX
Steve, Stacey and family,
Thank you for giving us the pleasure of getting to know Val. He was such a fun person to be around. Keep smiling as you know that’s what he would have wanted!
Tad and Mary Lou
Mary Lou LozierFritch, TX