Ward Booth, of McQueeney, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died April 7, 2012 at the age of 65. He was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Odessa, Texas, to W. Ed and Louise Booth.
He was graduated from Big Spring High School in 1965, earned a degree in applied science from Howard College. He served in the Army as a Spec. 5 during the Vietnam war. He owned and operated two successful businesses. He lived in Big Spring, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio and Mcqueeney, Texas. He was a firefighter at heart.
He was preceded in death by his father, W. Ed Booth, and one granddaughter, Jayden. He is survived by very dear friend and caregiver, Sandra Hester of Mcqueeney, Texas; his mother, Louise Booth of Big Spring, Texas; aunt, Billye Shockley of Fortt Worth, Texas; two daughters, Tonya Grigg and husband Steven of Big Spring, Texas, and Jennifer of Florida; one son, Pascen Booth and partner Sarah; three brothers, Ronnnie Booth and wife Paula, of Carrollton, Texas, Tommy Booth and wife Lisa, of Big Spring, Texas, and Anthony Booth and wife Amber, of Clarksville, Tenn.; one sister, Paula Hahn of Fort Worth, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family would like to thank Sandra Hester and her entire family for loving Ward and caring for him while he was ill.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Cancer Society.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hardin Mortuary of San Antonio, Texas. No services are scheduled.