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Date of Birth: June 08, 1930

Date of Death: April 27, 2021

Richard J. Roth, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away April 27, 2021. Richard was born June 8, 1930 in Washington, Iowa and was raised in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. He is survived by his wife, Duva, son Phillip (Stacy), daughter Melissa (Michael), sister Carol (Robert) and three grandchildren, Taylor, Abby, and Zachary. Richard served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean war, where he worked on aircraft electronics. Following his service, he attended the University of Iowa and earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He began his career at Sperry Flight Systems (now Honeywell) in Phoenix, where he worked for 31 years. Richard enjoyed exploring the Arizona outdoors – hiking, jeeping, and camping – and he also volunteered his time in service at his church. His death came after a long bout with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Service Information

He will be interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.


In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in Ron's name to a no kill shelter for all dogs and cats. Home Fur Good 10220 N. 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ. 85028 (602) 971-1334