Jerry Franklin Roush, 79, of Racine, passed away, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, in the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Born September 9, 1941 in Racine he was the son of the late John Wesley and Margaretta Rea Roush. He was a retired fuel truck driver for G&M Fuel where he worked for fifty-three years. He was a charter member of the Independent Holiness Church in Rutland, Ohio, and he was an avid gardener and loved sharing his veggies.
He is survived by his wife, Sharron Thoma Roush, whom he married on October 13, 2001, in Rutland, step-children, Dave (Shelly) Barr, of New Haven, WV., and Michelle Barr, of Marietta, Oh., step-grandchildren, Kaitlyn (Garrett) Cullen, MacKenzie Barr, and Matthew Barr. A brother, Jacob Roush, of Pomeroy, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Reynolds Roush, and brothers, George Roush, and Robert Roush.
Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in the Sutton Cemetery. Pastor Norman Matson will officiate and interment will follow. The Cremeens-King Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
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