Thomas Simeon Booth
Thomas Simeon Booth, age 76, went to be with our Lord Jesus, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Throughout most of his life, he worked as a senior field engineer for Honeywell. He loved Arizona and moved to Payson in 1991.
Mr. Booth had many talents, some of which included singing and playing different musical instruments. He had many hobbies and really enjoyed his retirement in the 20 years he lived in Payson. Hiking the desert with his dog, Splat, fishing, playing computer games, painting, and solving crossword puzzles were some of the activities he enjoyed the most.
He was a warm, caring member of the community who served as a dedicated and willing volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Many will remember him for his quick wit, warm smile, and inspirational work ethic.
Mr. Booth is survived by his wife, Linda; his children, Michael and Christine; stepchildren, Joe, Dennis and Veronica; grandchildren and stepgrandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Messinger Mortuaries Monday, Jan. 30.
Donations in his name may be made to Meals on Wheels through the Senior Center in Payson.