Charles Booth, 57, of Las Cruces died March 14th of 2011. Charlie, Chuck, Chaz or Flowercan Charlie as he was fondly known was born Dec. 11, 1953. He was a veteran of the US Army where he served our country honorably. While in the service he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the H16 Expert Qualifying Ribbon and had a great love for his country. C...

Charles Booth, 57, of Las Cruces died March 14th of 2011. Charlie, Chuck, Chaz or Flowercan Charlie as he was fondly known was born Dec. 11, 1953. He was a veteran of the US Army where he served our country honorably. While in the service he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the H16 Expert Qualifying Ribbon and had a great love for his country. Charles was an Electronics Technician in the Optics Branch at W.S.M.R. with over 30 years of faithful service. He was a rock and coin collector and loved watching football, especially the Colts. He was always a practical joker with a twinkle in his eyes. He loved blowing stuff up, photography, country music, rock-n-roll music, was a Grill Master and gave the best hugs. Charles was a loving father, brother, uncle and friend who will be loved and sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his son Taylor Max Booth of Las Cruces; daughter Leah Jean Parker, husband Robin and pets of Denver, CO; sister Joyce Ann Gerstenberger and her life partner David of Greeley, CO; niece Jocosa Lillian Jean Olsen, her life partner Jeffrey and son Julian of Buena Vista, CO; nephews John A. Gerstenberger, wife Gara and daughter Oriana, Christopher J. Olsen and his family; uncle Larry Booth and aunt Mari. Charley was preceded in death by his mother Wilma Jean Ungles; brothers: Nolan Lynn Booth and John Barry Booth. Memorial Services to celebrate his life will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Getz Funeral Home. The US Army will provide military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the D.A.V. of choice in the name of Charles L. Booth. PDF Printable Version

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