Robert Booth Sr.

Obituary of Robert L. Booth Sr.

Robert L. Booth Sr. of Goshen, NY passed away on November 22, 2021 at Garnet Health Medical Center in Middletown. He was 86.


The son of the late Jack Rexford Booth and Viola Gardner Booth, he was born January 20, 1935 in Monticello.  He was the widower of Doris Joan Booth who predeceased him on May 17, 2012.


He is survived by one son, Robert L. Booth Jr. and his wife, Deirdre of Palmyra, VA; a daughter Donna Bilyeu and her husband, Timothy of Napanoch; his three grandchildren: Alexander Booth, Zachary & Ryan Bilyeu; and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by a brother, Jack Sydney Booth and a sister, Marion Booth Gager. 


Bob was a retired driving instructor at the NYSDOT, a job in which he loved. He was a former member of the Wurtsboro Fire Department. He also was a classic car owner and aviation enthusiast and enjoyed going to car shows and air shows. First and foremost, Bob was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather and will be sorely missed by his friends and family.


Memorial services will take place in the spring/summer of 2022 and will be announced in the coming months.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Sullivan County SPCA.


Arrangements under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Wurtsboro.  For additional information please visit

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