Patrick Booth, 74, of Brownsmead, died Feb. 20, 2009, in Longview, Wash.

He was born March 17, 1934, in Tulare, Calif., to Roscoe and Nellie (Tunbridge) Booth. In his younger years he lived in San Jose Calif., Toledo and Roseburg. The family then moved to Svensen, where he attended Knappa schools, graduating in 1951.

On June 16, 1951, he married Lila Miller. She survives, residing in Brownsmead.

Mr. Booth worked at Columbia Hudson sawmill in Bradwood and several other mills and logging companies in the area. He was a shareholder in the Astoria Plywood Mill.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Barbara and John Estoos of Knappa and Susan Smith of Svensen; three grandchildren, Chris Estoos and his wife, Lily, of Portland, Bryan Estoos and his wife, Brandy, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Rebecka Jefferson and her husband, Dan, of Springfield; two great-grandchildren, Ivan Estoos of Portland and Cheveyo Jefferson of Springfield; and two brothers, Rex Booth of Livermore, Calif., and Gale Booth of Keeseville, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Booth; and a sister, Kathleen Booth.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1200 N.W. Naito Parkway, Portland OR 97209 or the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20004

Greenhill Mortuary in Kelso, Wash., was in charge of the arrangements.

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