Charles Bootes Jr.

June 25, 1956 - August 25, 2023

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Charles Bootes Jr.

Charles "Joe" Bootes Jr. entered into rest August 25, 2023 at the Niagara Hospice house. Born June 25, 1956 in Lockport, he was the son Charles J and Helen Marie (Wolters) Bootes Sr.

Bootes was a Nomad in the Kingsmen mortorcycle club, also owned and operated his own garage.

Beloved father of Michelle Ward, Shannon (Jermaine) Kimmons, Jamie Bootes and the late Charles (Joseph) Bootes III and Tiffany Elizabeth Bootes. Cherished grandfather of Rhianna, Liandra, Samantha and Adelynn. Great grandfather of Carter, Kendall and Carson. Dear brother of George (Lorrey) Bootes, Deborah "Bubba" Bootes, Kathleen (Charles) Gabrielli, Tammy Weir, Jacqueline (Malcolm) Robertson and the late Kevin Bootes. Predeceased by fiance' Cathy Carpenter. Dear friend and club brother of Brian (Kathleen)Frank.

Friends may call on Wednesday August 30, 2023 from 3-7 at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara street, where the Funeral Service will be held at 7:00 pm. Memorials to Niagara Hospice would be appreciated by the family.


  1. Tc white on August 28, 2023 at 11:47 pm

    Good bye Brother

  2. Linda Groves on August 29, 2023 at 10:55 am

    Our sincere condolences to the whole Bootes family. If you were his friend, he had always had your back,

    Linda & Dick

  3. Butterbean on August 29, 2023 at 4:06 pm

    Rest high Brother, thanks for the MANY years of friendship, and later as a club Brother, we certainly lost a great one. See ya on the other side!

  4. Frank Macpherson on August 29, 2023 at 8:18 pm

    You will be missed uncle Bootes

  5. Amy Roberts on September 1, 2023 at 3:15 am

    RIP. Bootsy. Ride with the angels

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