Mr. Booth was born Nov. 18, 1946, in Vicksburg to William and Elizabeth Booth. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi and a member of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. Joe was a father to many and a stranger to none. He worked as an agent for Nationwide Insurance for 42 years. He was the vice president of marketing for the Rogue Soccer Organization and past director of coaching for the Collierville Lobos Soccer Association. He was a proud member of the Vagrants Soccer Club, and he will be missed by his countless mates.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Carl Martin Booth; three sons, Christopher Booth (Jamie), Michael Booth (Jessica) and Patrick Booth; two sisters, Mary Pat Fulton and Peggy Rector; seven brothers, William Booth Jr., Paul Booth (Class of 1959), George Booth, Mike Booth, Jerome "Bubba" Booth and Peter Pikul; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Monday (today) at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Lalor officiating.
Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.