Gary Edwin Roth

January 15, 1934September 17, 2021
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Gary was born in Los Angeles California, January 15.1934, and passed away at Madigan Army Hospital September 17, 2021.

He met Dee (Deanna) in Central Point, Oregon and married her on January 21, 1956 at the Little Church on the Prairie in Lakewood, Washington.

Gary served in the U.S. Army for 20 years until retirement, ran his own small construction business, worked for the U. S. Postal Service and finally for an auto auction business moving cars. He was man who enjoyed keeping busy and helping others. He had coffee with his friends at a local gas station each morning. He was a member of Steilacoom Masonic Lodge #2 and the Order of Eastern Star. He was a founding member of The Church at Lakewood—later renamed Oasis, Church at Lakewood. In his latter years, he and Dee traveled many miles across Canada and the USA and spending several winters in Arizona and Texas.

He is survived by his wife Dee and sons; Rick (Marcie) Budden, G. David and (Karma) Roth, Thom (Laura) Stewart and daughter Susan (Rorey) Lepidi. He had 13 grandchildren, 12 great- grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life and Reception 11 a.m., this Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the Oasis Church, 7912 Lakewood Drive West, Lakewood, WA 98499. Please wear masks.

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