Eugene A. Booher, 87 years old, of Newport, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017 at The Church of God Home, Carlisle. He was born January 9, 1930 in Three Springs, Pa. to Eugene W. and Leona (Hooper) Booher. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and enjoyed gardening, cars and especially spending time with his family.
Eugene is survived by his son, Steven R. Booher (Barbara) of Mechanicsburg; daughters, Shirley J. Long (Darrell) of Liverpool and Barbara D. Burgett (Greg) of Elliottsburg; brother William Booher of Mifflintown; sister, Leona Byers of Three Springs; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Barry E. Booher; brothers, Frank and Elwood Booher and great grandchild, Hannah E. Long.
Services will be held on Friday from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a visitation from 12 PM until the funeral service at 1 PM. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery with Military Honors by the Perry County Military Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Pa. Wounded Warriors Inc., 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, Pa. 17011.