December 11, 1935 - October 26, 2017
Donald Haynes Booher, age 81, of Bristol, TN passed peacefully at home on October 26, 2017. He was born on December 11, 1935 in Bristol, TN. He grew up in the Delaney Street area and was one of six children, born to the late Howard and Millie Pierce Booher. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Carolyn Booher Sandidge and brothers, Bill Booher, Jack Booher and Vaughn Booher. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty J. Booher; his daughter, Beverly Booher Fanning; his son, Bryan Booher; grandchildren, Ashton Booher, Brad Fanning, Matt (Casey) Fanning and Chelsea McCain; sister, Teresa Booher (Levi) Otey; sister-in-law, Bernice Booher and several nieces and nephews. He was a member of Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He married Betty in 1957 and went to Washington County Tech School for drafting and was always stirring to learn. He retired from Holston Defense Corporation after 28 years. Before Holston, he was a draftsman at Sperry Chrysler Corp. The family would like to give a special thank you to Doris, Pat and Terrie for all of your help and to Caris Hospice Care. The funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M., Monday, October 30, 2017 in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Phil Whitaker officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday in Glenwood Cemetery Mausoleum with Military Rites conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Monday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tennessee Ave. Baptist Church, Building Repairs, 8104 Cypress St., Bristol, TN 37620. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Booher family.
Donald Haynes Booher, age 81, of Bristol, TN passed peacefully at home on October 26, 2017. He was born on December 11, 1935 in Bristol, TN. He grew up in the Delaney Street area and was one of six children, born to the late Howard and Millie... View Obituary & Service Information
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