George Herbert Booth

December 24, 1938 - April 11, 2014

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George Herbert Booth, 75, died April 11, 2014. A native of Cumberland, MD, he retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 1995. He was a Nuclear Quality Assurance Specialist with the NNSY Quality Assurance Office, Nuclear Quality Division Code 1360. George was a member and past vestryman of St. Johnís Episcopal Church in Portsmouth.

Survivors include his wife, Diane S. Booth; daughter, Amy Booth Nicholson, and son, Geoffrey G. Booth, both of Chesapeake; sister, Barbara Turner of Suffolk, and granddaughter, Brianna Elizabeth Nicholson.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, Apr. 21, at 11 AM in St. Johnís Episcopal Church by the Rev. Derek Harbin. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel on Wednesday, April 16th from 7-8 PM. Contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.