Booker T. Shead

January 7, 1932 ~ May 11, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Booker Shead Obituary

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. at White's Funeral and Cremation Services, 867 S. James Road, Columbus, OH 43227.


Booker T. Shead earned his wings and joined the Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at Otterbein Senior Life Community. Booker was born in Albany, Georgia to Carey Shead and Bertha Shead. Later, mitigated to Columbus, Ohio in 1955 with his family, Annie Sheard, Marvin Sheard and Kathleen Sheard-Tucker. Born to the union as a Buckeye – Tammie Sheard-Arnold.  

Booker loved and cherished his three children, Marvin (Patricia) Sheard; Kathleen Sheard-Tucker; Tammie (John) Arnold and his long-time church home, Gospel Tabernacle Church-pastored by Bishop J. Derrick Johnson. 

Booker was much into special projects. Known as a craftsman at heart; owning every tool imaginable. Creativity was his instruction manual when starting and completing the projects to its’ conclusions.

Booker was proceeded in death by his mother, Bertha Shead and father, Carey Shead; his sisters Mary Smith and Betty Shead; his brothers, Carey Jr. and Johnny Shead.

Booker will be greatly missed by his son Marvin (Patricia) Sheard; Daughters, Kathleen Tucker and Tammie (John) Arnold; Grand Childrens, Olivia, Johnny, Adrianna, Quincy, Ophelia, Charisma, Nia, Shakiya, and James. Booker will truly be missed and leaves behind a host of Great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, close relatives, and friends who will miss him dearly.


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May 17, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
White's Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
867 S. James Road
Columbus, OH 43227

Memorial Service
May 17, 2023

11:00 AM
White's Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
867 S. James Road
Columbus, OH 43227


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