William Charles Roth (Sr.) — Obituary

“Bill” to friends, “Poppie Bill” to his granddaughters, and “Dirty Bill” to tennis opponents, left us after 89 years, on December 11, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti. Impatient to the end, his last words included “Hurry up. Hurry up.” Bill is remembered by his wife of 59 years, Peggy Ellen Roth; son … Continue reading “William Charles Roth (Sr.) — Obituary”

William Charles Roth (Sr.) — In Memoriam

In Memoriam: 10/25/1924 – 12/11/2013 Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I’ve climbed and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds, – and done a hundred things After 89 years on this earth, on Wednesday night, December 11 2013, my Dad, William Charles Roth … Continue reading “William Charles Roth (Sr.) — In Memoriam”