Ellis V. Booth Sr., age 88 of Elkhart, passed away at his residence on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Ellis was born May 12, 1931 in Auxier, Kentucky to the late Frank V. and Martha (Whitaker) Booth. He married Glenora D. Moyer in Wabash, Indiana on Octotber 24, 1953. Glenora preceded him in death, passing away on April 30, 1999.
Surviving is his son Ellis V. “Jay” (Esther) Booth and his grandchildren Chuck Hardy and Chris Booth. Surviving as well are his siblings Ida Mae (Paul) Thomas and Florence (Richard) Stilter and his great grandchildren Faith Elizabeth Hardy, Chaz Ellis Hardy, and Chace Ethan Hardy. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Ron (Joyce) Moyer of Texas and several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his siblings Anna Lee Wilson, James, William, Paul & Eugene Booth, Mary Webb, Nannie Webb and Bethel Bowling.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Fri., Nov. 29, 2019 in the Masonic Garden on the grounds of Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola. Cruz Family Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Ellis was employed for 31 years with City Roofing of Elkhart until his retirement at the age of 60. In his spare time, he was a member of the Moose Lodge #599 of Elkhart and enjoyed spending time outdoors tinkering in his yard.
In his memory, donations may be given to the Center for the Homeless. Online condolences may be sent to the Booth family by following the links provided on the Tribute Wall tab above.
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