JAMES PHILO "JIM" BOOTH
February 21, 2021
James Philo "Jim" Booth, 74, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021, at Comanche County Hospital in Coldwater, KS, after a brief illness. Jim was born November 23, 1946, at Ashland, Kansas, weighing in at 2 pounds, 10 ounces, the second son of Donald and Rachel (Gregg) Booth.
Jim attended Coldwater, Kansas, schools, graduating in 1964. He received his masters of education degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva, Oklahoma. He taught elementary at schools in Oklahoma, spending 20 years teaching school and 30 years behind home plate, before retiring and returning to Coldwa...