Doug Roth

Doug Roth, 49, of New Palestine, died Dec. 30, 2015. He was born in Fairbury, Ill., on June 6, 1966.

He was a kind, loving and generous Christian man, who always put his family first. He graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and worked for Elanco for 21 years, where he met his wife of 20 years. He was the fabric of Elanco’s brand and all he believed in.

He left behind his wife, Jody (Taylor) Roth; four beautiful children, Katherine (16), Jacob (15), Lincoln (12) and Elizabeth (12); his sister, Cathy Roth and father, Leonard Roth.

His mother, Marilyn Roth, preceded him in death.

His generosity and impact on people and his family will remain forever in our hearts and minds.

A Celebration Ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, at Brookville Road Community Church, 7480 West US 52, New Palestine, IN 46163, with a fellowship time immediately following.

A second service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, 100 W. Maple St., Fairbury, Illinois 61739. Burial will immediately follow at Forrest Township Cemetery in Forrest, Ill.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Doug Roth Memorial Fund for their children’s education at any Greenfield Banking Company location.

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Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.