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LeRoy "Tex" Roth

August 15, 1944 — November 9, 2020

LeRoy “Tex” Roth was born August 15, 1944 to Walter and Ella (Wormsbecher) Roth in Bon Homme County. He was a 1962 graduate of Tripp High School. He was baptized July 27, 1947 and confirmed May 17, 1959 at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Tripp. LeRoy married Judy Petranek August 26, 1978 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Yankton. Together they farmed and raised their family.
Tex was born with a love of farming, his lifelong career. He raised cattle in addition to crops. Tex spent four years in the South Dakota National Guard. He was a league bowler in Scotland for over 40 years. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren every chance he got. Tex was noted for his friendly personality. He was very social, making lots of friends over the years, with his fondness to visit.
LeRoy, age 76 of Tripp, passed Monday, November 9, 2020 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. A funeral service was held November 16, 2020 at Emmaus Lutheran Church, Tripp with burial in Grace Hill Cemetery, Tripp.
Tex is survived by his wife of 42 years Judy of Tripp; son Ryan (Amanda) Roth of Dell Rapids; 2 grandchildren Macie Jane-Ann and Tyson LeRoy; sister Marcine (Allen) Schoenfish of Menno; brother Myron (Diane) Roth of Tea; numerous aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Ella Roth.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

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Emmaus Lutheran Church

400 S Dobson, Tripp, SD 57376

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Grace Hill Cemetery

Tripp, SD 57376

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