Davis Booker

Published 4:58 pm Sunday, January 1, 2017


Mr. Davis Word Booker, 78, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange.

Born Dec. 12, 1938, Mr. Booker was the son of the late Lewis Henderson Booker and Frances Word Booker and was raised in Hogansville.  A veteran of service in the U.S. Navy, he lived in Troup County most of his life, was employed in banking for a number of years, and retired from Shorewood Packaging Corp.  He was Baptist by faith and was an avid sports fan, enjoying all sports but especially football, basketball and baseball.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Miles; sons, Dave Booker and his wife Jennifer, Lyle Booker, Russell Booker; step-daughter in-law, Sonya Miles, all of LaGrange; brother, Lewis H. Booker, Jr. and his wife Linda of Birmingham, AL; grandchildren, Tinsley Booker, Trae Booker, Kate Booker, Matthew Booker, Ava Booker; and step-grandchildren. Will Miles, Ted Miles and his wife Christian, and Mary Kate Miles.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Daniell Booker.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, with interment in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 until 7 Monday night.

Condolences may be expressed at www.mckibbenfuneralhome.com