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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Weir William Roth, 85, of Oakland, went to be with the Lord, May 11, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born Dec. 26, 1931, in Red House, a son of the late William Calvin and Bernice Evelyn Martin Roth. Also preceding him in death was one brother, Harold Roth.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Marilyn D. Roth; four daughters, Justine (Donald) Calcamp, Eglon, Charlotte Roth, Morgantown, Peggy (Charles "Ed") Roth, Oakland, Cindy (Michael) Darby, Frostburg; one son, William "Bill" (Tracy) Kelley, Washington, Pa.; four brothers, Sam (Helen) Roth, Eglon, Cecil (Gloria) Roth, Petersburg, Gay (Virginia) Roth, Thomas, Willard (Dorothy) Roth, Eglon; two sisters, Shirley Parsons, Aurora, Sue Ann (Bill) Myers, Fort Ashby; one sister-in-law, Helen "Susie" Roth, Oakland; seven grandchildren, Kevin Calcamp, Christopher Calcamp, Andrew Roth, Alison Roth, Dustin Darby, William Kelley, Mekenna Kelley; and one great-grandchild, Addison Grace.
Mr. Roth was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Korea with the 633rd engineer battalion stationed at the 38th parallel. He was the owner and operator of Fairfax Sand and Gravel. He was a life long member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Red House. His hobbies were gardening and farming. He also enjoyed camping and traveling and spending the winter months in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., which gave him the opportunity to witness 25 space launches by NASA. He also visited national parks in the 48 states and Alaska. Most of all, Weir was known for his bread making and love of family.
Friends will be received on Monday, May 15, 2017, at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis from 2 to 7 p.m. and on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Red House from 10 to 11 a.m.
Services will follow in the church on at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Regina Beard officiating.
Interment will follow in the Red House Cemetery with military honors provided by American Legion Post 71 of Oakland, and VFW Post 10077 of Deer Park.
Hinkle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements www.hinklefuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Red House Lutheran Cemetery Association; or St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Red House, 3301 Garrett Highway, Oakland, MD 21550.
Published on May 15, 2017
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