Billy Boyd Booth 1936-2018
Billy Boyd Booth, born April 28, 1936 in Great Falls, MT to Boyd and Marie Booth, passed away October 21, 2018 at the age of 82.
Billy was raised in St. Maries, ID where he graduated. After high school he attended the University of Idaho and then enlisted in the Army where he became a 1st Lt.
He married Glenda Wilson June 15, 1958 and they lived in Georgia while he was in the Army. In 1960, Billy began working with the US Forest Service in St. Maries. Then they moved to Libby, Butte, Missoula, MT, Jackson, WY and Marietta, GA where he retired from a dedicated life of serving.
He and Glenda moved to Chewelah in 1994 where he continued his life of serving the community in the Arts Guild and Lions Club while traveling all over the United States and the backroads around this area. His favorite saying was “I wonder where this road goes. Let’s check it out.” And we did!
He will be missed by many.
Billy is survived by Glenda Booth (Wilson), Leslie Biancardi (Booth) & James Biancardi, Elizabeth (Liz) Fornek (Booth) & Greg Fornek, Corky (Albert) Booth & Frankie (Francine) Booth, four grandchilden: Owen & Nate (Nathan) Biancardi, and Leslie & Denton Fornek.
He is preceded in death by his Mother Marie Booth, father J. Boyd Booth and son Christopher Booth.
The family is planning a service for a later time. Memorial contributions can be made to the Chewelah Valley Lions Club or the Chewelah Arts Guild.