Fred Roth
Fred Roth
Fred Roth
Fred Roth

Obituary of Fred Roth

Frederick "Fred" Paul Roth, 86 of Carlinville, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Fred was born March 6, 1934, in Carrollton, IL, a son of Mathias and Margaret (Becker) Roth. Fred graduated from Greenfield High School with the class of 1951. Because of Fred's intellect, he was allowed to skip the third grade. He served his country in the United States Army from 1951 to 1956. Fred served 18 months in Korea where he led an Army amphibious "Duck Platoon". On April 23, 1960, he married the former Betty Ann Armstrong in the Greenfield Catholic Church and they were united for 61 years. Fred was a retired farmer in Macoupin and Greene County. He was an experienced bulldozer operator working in a rock quarry in Kane, IL and clearing farm ground in Rolling Fork, MS. He enjoyed helping two of his son's in their shops-autobody and mechanic. Fred enjoyed gardening, boating, mushroom hunting, jeep rides and listening to Johnny Cash and country music. Most importantly, spending time with his sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Fred was preceded in death by his, parents, brothers; Gerald, Vincent, Jerome, Rolland and and sister Bernadine Brecht. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020, 9:00 am until Mass time at 10:00 am at Ss Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, Carlinville, IL. Burial will follow in Hagaman Cemetery. Fred is survived by his wife, Betty Ann of Carlinville, IL, sons, Rick Roth of Filmore, IL, Tom (Sharon) Roth of Carlinville, IL, Jim (Janet) Roth of Carlinville, IL, Lyndell Roth of Carlinville, IL, granddaughter, Casey (Kevin) Spitz of Arlington Heights, IL, grandson, Derek Roth of Hoboken, NJ, granddaughter, Emily Roth of Urbana, IL, granddaughter, Megan (Ryan) Loyet of Carlinville, IL, granddaughter, Jessica (Kory Schneider) Roth of Shiloh, IL, grandson, Brandon Roth of Carlinville, IL, great grandchildren; Jason, Andrew, Morgan Spitz of Arlington Heights, IL, sisters; Betty (George) Witt of Greenfield, IL, Alberta Lizenby of Hettick, IL, Margaret Wester of Jerseyville, IL, brothers; Albert Roth of Carrollton, IL, Cletus (Joan) Roth of Greenfield, IL, and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Carlinville Area Hospital or Ss Mary and Joseph Catholic Church. Please visit www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements. .
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Saturday
7
November

Visitation 1

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Ss Mary & Joseph Catholic Church
2010 E. 1st South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
Saturday
7
November

Service Information

10:00 am
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Ss Mary & Joseph Catholic Church
2010 E. 1st South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States