Rodney J. Booth, age 75, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Rodney was born May 21, 1942 in Wayland, a son of Walter & Victoria (Hoffman) Booth. He was a graduate of Wayland Central School. He was predeceased by his wife Mary (Cone) Booth on Sept. 21, 2015. Rodney was a former mechanic for the NYS Dept. of Health and worked for many years at Craig Developmental Center in Sonyea and many of the ARC homes in the Wayland area. In addition to his parents and wife, Rodney was also predeceased by a brother, Raymond Booth.
He is survived by his children, Ronald Booth, Robert (Michelle) Booth and Cheryl (Booth) Learn;
11 grandchildren; Ron Jr., Robert Jr., Thomas (Jamie), Mary Ann, Brittany (Mike), Amanda, Brandon, Ashlee, Michael, Kate, and Lillian; 1 great grandson, Julian; his longtime companion and side kick, Duke (dog); many nieces, nephews.
Friends may call 3-5 pm Tuesday at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples St., Wayland. A private family graveside memorial service will be held for Rodney & Mary in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Wayland.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Benicasa (Hospice), 30880 Rush-Mendon Rd., Mendon, NY 14506.