It is with great sadness that the family of James Robert Roth announces his passing after a six months bout with cancer, on Oct. 29, 2018 at the age of 81. Jim will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Nancy Larr Roth, and daughter, Tina Roth of Hendersonville, Tenn.
Jim was preceded in death by sons, Jeffrey Roth and Todd Roth.
Jim was born in Boonville on July 3, 1937 to Louise and John Roth. He attended Boonville High School and was on the 1955 Football team that won the SIAC Championship. Lately, he attended Evansville College on a football scholarship and graduated with a business degree.
He will also be fondly remembered by his grand-daughters, Christie Roth of Gallatin, and Dominique L 'Amanu of Hilo, Hawaii; and great-grandchildren, Payton Roth and Ryman Harp of Gallatin, and Gabriel and Jun Yung Brown of San Diego, Calif.
Jim was preceded in death his brothers, John, David, and Ted. Brother, Steve Roth lives in Colorado.
Memorial donations in memory of Jim can be made to Caris Healthcare Hospice, 2308A Memorial Blvd., Springfield TN 37172.
Sumner County Funeral and Cremation Services, 615-452-9059.