DIXIE -- Robert Wayne Boots, 67, of Dixie, died Oct. 11, 2009, at Regency at the Park, 420 S.E. Myra Road, College Place.
The memorial service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt Cremations and Funeral Services, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362. Pastors Cary Fry and Elwood Boyd of the Eastgate Seventh-day Adventist Church will officiate. Following the service, there will be a potluck luncheon at the funeral home. Private inurnment will be in the Dixie Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Walla Walla Community Hospice through the funeral home.
Mr. Boots was born Jan. 27, 1942, in Monroe, Wash., to Samuel Robert and Velma Raymond Boots. He moved to this area 30 years ago from Washougal, Wash., and worked as a farm laborer, retiring in 1996.
His family was of utmost importance to him, and he enjoyed spending time with them and friends. He also enjoyed the mountains, going for drives and his dogs. He was interested in the news and keeping up with current events.
He is survived by a daughter, Brenda Meyer of Walla Walla; four sisters: Susan Adams, Norma Boring and Dorothy Clay, all of Dixie, and Marilyn Beckley of West Richland; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.