Felix I. Roth, Jr.
Felix I Roth, Jr., 85 of Springfield, died at 11:17 pm, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at his home. He was born December 10, 1930 in Moberly, MO, to Felix I. and Ella Mae Day Roth, Sr. He married Carol R. Gilbert on January 15, 1960 and she preceded him in death on August 19, 2011.
Survivors include seven children, Jackie Glasscock of Springfield, John Gorda of Springfield, Mark (Kim) Roth of Mechanicsburg, Jane Roberts of Chatham, Roxanne (Bill) Smith of Springfield, Robin Roth of Petersburg and Tim (Melinda) Roth of Pawnee; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; one sister, Loretta Rogers of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, Herbert Roth and an infant sister.
Mr. Roth was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a member of House of Prayer Apostolic Church and was very devoted to his faith. He enjoyed playing golf and was a life-long Cub fan.
Visitation: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12:30 pm, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Leroy Donathan officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.