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Terry J. Roth

October 23, 1940 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 81)

Obituary

ROTH, Terry J. - Age 81, of Flushing, passed away at home on January 13, 2022, after a full life of family and fishing.

Terry was born October 23, 1940, to Blume and Elleen Roth in Flint.  After graduating from Flint Northern High School, he proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He loved telling people stories about his time in the service.  After returning to his hometown of Flint, he married Ruth Ham, to whom he was wed for 37 years before she passed away in 2002.  Terry first worked at Roth Electric Supply Company, a family business.  He later became a Journeyman Electrician and worked for several local builders.

Terry was an avid fisherman throughout his life and was always ready with a good story and a cup of decaf. He never missed an opportunity to challenge his grandchildren during the current episode of Jeopardy. Terry took pride in his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren; and would drive to Ohio and Indiana to see their milestones. “Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry”.-Mark Twain

Terry is survived by his daughters Lisa Roth, Carla (Kenn) Oglesbee, and son Kelly (Bonnie) Roth; grandchildren, Jenna, Carter, Claire, Nicole, Dylan, and Eric; great grandchildren, Trintyn, Aidyn, Izzy, Charlee, and Greyson.

Terry was preceded in death by: his parents; wife Ruth; and brother, Jan Roth.

Funeral Service 12PM Monday, January 17, 2022 at Sharp Funeral Homes Miller Road Chapel 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek. Pastor Mark Cox officiating. Interment Sunset Hills Cemetery. Visitation 3PM - 8 PM Sunday, January 16, 2022 and 11 AM until the time of service on Monday. In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions would be appreciated to Kindred Hospice.  Online tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 16, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel
8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Visitation
Monday
January 17, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Funeral Service
Monday
January 17, 2022

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