Booth, William David, Grand Rapids, MI, Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan

Died peacefully on January 1, 2012, at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans age 84 years. He was born December 23, 1927, in Boston, MA, the son of Hazel Marie Booth and Frank Murphy. He married Vera Arlene Hackett on August 23, 1953, after returning from service as a medic in Korea from 1950-52. After earning a pharmacy degree from Ferris State University, he served as a pharmacist in Saginaw, St. Charles, Hemlock and Owosso. After retiring, he lived in Chelsea and Grand Rapids. He is survived by his two children: David (Lynn) Booth of Chelsea, MI and Lisa Garner-Booth of Flagstaff, AZ; 6 grandchildren: Phoebe (Casey) Preuninger, Lindsay Garner, Maxwell Booth, Abram Booth, Kailey Kovach and Willa Booth, and 3 great-grandchildren Liam Preuninger, Killian Romani, and Yvonne Ford. He was preceded in death by his mother and dear wife. Visitation will be held at the Oakwood Mausoleum chapel in Saginaw on Saturday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m. with a family led Memorial Service following at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans or the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements by W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw.