Ray H. Booher, 90, of New Martinsville, WV died Friday, November 16, 2018 as the result of an automobile accident near Pentress, WV.
Ray was born January 1, 1928 in Big Battle, Doddridge County, WV; son of the late John H. and Nellie (Cork) Booher.
He was a retired supervisor for the former Ormet Corporation, a U.S. Marine serving in WWII where he earned a Purple Heart, loved being with his family, hunting and raising Quarter Horses, member of New Martinsville Moose #931 and Mason Lodge No. 39 A.F. & A.M. He served many years on the Town & Country Days Board. Ray was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church.
As a result of the wreck his son, Danny Ray Booher, Sr. and daughter, Patricia “Patty” Hawkins passed with him. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Irene, Maxine and “Peach”; half-brother, Darryl; grandson, James Ray Booher; son-in-law, John C. Hawkins and companion, Suzanne Walton.
Surviving are his wife, Anna Belle (Stackpole) Booher; son, Richard (Debra Smith) Booher of Coraopolis, PA; daughter, Kimberly Booher; daughter-in-law, Christine Booher; half-sister, Shirley Siffon; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren; Suzanne’s children, Christy (Dennis McDowell) and Scott and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends received 2-8 p.m., Monday, November 19, 2018 at the New Martinsville United Methodist Church, 10 Howard Jeffers Dr., New Martinsville. Local arrangements entrusted to Jarvis-Williams Funeral Homes.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Honor Guard and Masonic Lodge will conduct graveside services. Burial will take place in Paden Memorial Garden in Paden City, WV.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Ray’s name, to WV Autism, 277 Bennett Drive, Weirton, WV 26062.