Remembering Edward Wayne Booth

Edward Wayne Booth, age 75, of Sibley, LA. passed away on October 13, 2023, in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. 

Wayne was a graduate of Sibley High School where he enjoyed playing basketball and baseball. He attended LA Tech University and LA Baptist Christian College where he also played baseball and earned a BA in Education. He served in active military duty in the Air Force from 1968-1972 as SSgt. in Laos and Udorn, Thailand. After returning home, he worked for Haynes International, and retired after 30 years, as Director of Human Resources. 

As an avid outdoors man, he loved to hunt and fish, spending most of his free time outdoors. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Minden where he served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and security detail. 

Mr. Booth was preceded in death by: his father, Jack E. Booth; sister-in-law, Regina Booth; and brother-in-law, Walter Hays. His memory will be cherished by: his wife of 56 years, Charlotte P. Booth; only daughter, Kimberly B. Stephens and husband Heath; grand-children and great grandchildren: Whitney Phillips and husband Bo, children – Emmi Blake and Case Michael, Tyler Perryman and wife Alora, Paige Lott, Sawyer Stephens and fiancé’ Tyler Furqueron, Gunner Stephens, wife Kaylie and son Witten, and Piper Stephens; his mother, Bobbie D. Booth; brothers, Robert, Larry, and Danny Booth; sister, Susan Noonan and husband Frank; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family members. 

Services to celebrate his life will begin with a Visitation between 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM and followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at First Baptist Church Minden, 301 Pennsylvania Ave, Minden, LA, with Brother Leland Crawford presiding.  

In lieu of flowers, please donate, in Mr. Booth’s honor, to First Baptist Church Minden – Building Fund, or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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