Jul 23, 1928 – Jul 22, 2008
BROOKING, Boothe Bland, Francis” 79 of Goochland passed away peacefully Tuesday July 22 2008. He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years Doris Parrish Brooking; his children James William Brooking and his companion Candace McKinley of Sandy Hook Evelyn “Liz” of Sandy Hook and Betty Nicholas and devoted son-in-law Glen of Louisa; two granddaughters Danielle Brooking of Sandy Hook and Kris “Jay” Rachmel of Waynesboro; great-grandson Matthew Bland Serrett; his brother Dale Brooking and wife Bee of Richmond; his sister Jane Jandrlich of Gadsden Ala.; sister-in-law June Brooking of Sandy Hook; and numerous nieces and nephews. Francis was a devoted father enjoyed the great outdoors loved his garden and was a lifetime lumberman. His remains rest at the Lacy Funeral Home Rte. 522 Mineral Va. where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday tonight. Graveside funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Forest Grove Church Cemetery Fund. Online guest book at www.lacyfh.com.