Charles Lynwood Booker, 68, of Grain Valley, MO passed away November 8, 2012 at Centerpoint Medical Center. He was born August 25, 1944 in Cairo, IL to Charles and Eva Booker. On July 23, 1977 he was united in marriage to Roberta (Bobby) Heckemeyer and she survives of the home. Charles served his country in US Air Force during the Viet Nam conflict. He worked as a material and utilities manager for the Lake City Ammunition Plant. He was a member of St. John LaLande Catholic Church. Charles enjoyed fishing, hunting, church, and he loved airplanes and spending time with family especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and a sister.
In addition to his wife Bobby, he is survived by his daughter, Cathy Halliday and husband, Paul of Blue Springs, MO; son, Tom Crowson of Clinton, MO; grandsons, Adam Halliday, Jack Halliday, and Thomas Halliday; great granddaughter, Ava Ann Halliday; mother-in-law, Norma Heckemeyer; and many nephews and nieces.
Funeral Mass for Charles will be 4:00 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at St. John LaLande Catholic Church, 805 NW R.D. Mize Rd, Blue Springs, MO. A gathering of friends and family will follow after mass. Inurnment will take place at Floral Hills Cemetery East at a later date. Online condolences in Charles memory may be sent to meyersfuneralchapel.com.