Heading Logo


Donald Grant Roth

Published: March 28, 2013 4:00 AM

Donald Grant Roth, age 68 of Edinburg, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at Akron General Hospital. He was born September 6, 1944, in Ravenna, Ohio, a son of the late Ralph William and Lavina Louise (Ridenour) Roth.

Don worked at Kent State University for 30 years until his retirement in 1995 as a machinist. In his earlier years, Don enjoyed hunting and fishing. After retirement, he loved gardening and going to auctions. He always enjoyed traveling, especially when the trip led him to a slot machine.

Donald Grant Roth

On April 4, 1970, Donald married the love of his life, Shirley A. Gimmel. The couple has resided in Edinburg for the past 41 years in the home that Don built with his brother. In addition to Shirley, Don is survived by his children, William Roth of Edinburg and Donna Roth of Parma, grandson, Nathan Roth, twin sister, Dora (Bill) Bower of Ravenna, and sister, Rebecca Lyons of Kent.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ralph "Bud" Roth.

Friends will be received Saturday, March 30, 2013, from 1:00 PM until the 2:00 PM funeral service officiated by Reverend Roy Kelsey at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Interment will follow at Edinburg Cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.

(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 3-27, 28-13)


Do you want to leave a comment?   Please Log In or Register to comment.