86 year old James Franklin Booth of Ohio and a longtime resident of the Jefferson Community died Saturday at Heritage Court in Hilliard, Ohio. He was a machinist with Ohio Blue Tip Matches and a member of the Mt. View The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. Booth was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace Eugene and Ida Mae Pyles Booth and his wife, Lula Mae Booth. He is survived by children, Pam and husband Jerry Adkins of Galloway, Ohio; Frank and wife Joan Booth of Oxford, Michigan; and Mike Booth and Joyce of London, Ohio. Special dad to Dale Booth of Medina, Ohio. Grandchildren, Lori and husband Billy Delong, Julie and husband Ryan Jagoda, Joseph Booth, Courtney and husband Jessie Fawcet, Jeremy and wife Erica Adkins, Katie and husband Bill Durham, Suzanne Jones, Christy Morrow, Jamie Booth, Jody Booth, and Josh and Jason Satterfield. Six great grandchildren, Ashley Rarrick, Timmy Delong, Anna Jagoda, Jason Jagoda, James Fawcet, and Loraine Durham. A brother, Walter Booth of Kilbuck, Ohio. Sister-in-law, Wilma Judkins and brother-in-law Tommy Judkins of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers.