Edgar Roth, Jr.

Obituary of Edgar W. Roth, Jr.

Edgar W. Roth Jr., 76, of Windsor, Mo., died early Friday morning, January 10, 2020, at St. Luke's East Hospital, Lee's Summit, Mo. He was born November 30, 1943, in Frohna, Mo., the son of Edgar Wilmer Roth Sr. and Evelyn Regina (Schuessler) Roth. On April 4, 1964, in Webster Groves, Mo., he married Carol Anita Meyer and she survives of the home. Junior was a long-time Hereford cattle farmer. Retiring from Famous Barr in St. Louis in 1997, he moved to a farm near Windsor where he and Carol established the Roth Hereford Farm. He was a member of the Henry County Cattlemen's Association, Missouri Cattlemen's Association, Missouri Hereford Association, and the American Hereford Association. He was inducted into the Missouri Hereford Association Hall of Fame in 2019 and the Roth Hereford Farm was the 2019 Pure Bred Breeder of the Year. He had served in the United States Army and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Clinton. In addition to his wife Carol, survivors include a son, Eddie Roth (Mary), Windsor, Mo.; a daughter, Jennifer Woody (Eric), Troy, Mo.; 3 grandchildren, Lane Roth and Levi Roth and Ethan Woody; 3 brothers, Donald Roth, Longtown, Mo., Melvin Roth, Frohna, Mo., and Terry Roth (Holly), Jackson, Mo.; a sister, Katheran Haerterling (Bob), Altenburg, Mo.; a brother-in-law, James Meyer (Jeanine), Affton, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Robbyn Roth in 1999. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Clinton, Mo., with Pastor Jesse Kueker officiating. Military honors will be observed 9:15 a.m. Saturday morning at the church under the direction of the Clinton VFW Post 1894. The family will receive friends Friday evening, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton and Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the church. Private family burial will be on the family farm. The family suggests contribution to the Clinton Christian Academy (CCA) or the Trinity Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.bradleyhadley.com.
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