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John Robert "Johnny" Roth Jr.

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Roth , John Robert "Johnny" Jr.,

37, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017.

John Robert was born in Louisville, to his loving parents John Roth, Sr. and Betty Roth. John Robert was preceded in death by his father, as well as his uncle, Glenn Wilburn.

John Robert is survived by his beloved mother, his brothers Brad and Aaron, his girlfriend Samantha Diederich and his daughter Lillyann, with whom he had a special bond.

John Robert attended St. Stephen Martyr grade school and graduated in 1998 from St. Xavier High School, where he played on the 1995 State Football Championship team. John Robert went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky.

John Robert was a valued employee of River City Distributing, Inc.

To call John Robert one of a kind is an understatement. He was never at a loss for words. With his wild sense of humor and generous heart, John Robert was instantly liked by all he met and was an extremely loyal friend to all who knew and needed him. He loved being around people and was an avid sports fan. He attended numerous basketball and football games with friends and spent many days at the track as an owner/trainer. He especially loved to cheer for his beloved University of Kentucky Wildcats and the Atlanta Falcons.

John Robert was a long time member of the Knights of Columbus Bishop Spalding Council.

Visitation will be Friday, August 25th, from 1:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Pearson's, 149 Breckinridge Lane. Services will be held Saturday, August 26th, at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Church, 501 Cherrywood Road with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Contributions in John Robert's memory can be made to www.GoFundMe.com/LillyannRoth or the .
Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 24, 2017
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