Ronnie Glenn Roth, 66 of Danvers died at 10:56 AM on Saturday March 25, 2017 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. There will be a visitation at First Presbyterian Church in Danvers from 4-7 PM Wednesday March 29, 2017. Funeral services for Ronnie will be Thursday March 30, 2017 at 10 AM at First Presbyterian Church in Danvers and interment will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Danvers. Pastor Rich Bucher will officiate. Otto-Argo-Calvert Funeral Home in Danvers is handling arrangements.
Ronnie was born November 12, 1950 in Bloomington to Glenn William “Chic” and Lucille Gladys “Lucy” Foster Roth. They preceded him in death. He married Kimberly Ann Forrest Hilt on September
27, 1994 in Danvers. She preceded him in death on May 18, 2003. He is survived by his children, Jeremy (Millicent) Roth of Bloomington, Matt (Molly) Hilt of Carlock, Amanda Roth of Deer Creek, Brett
(Amanda) Hilt of Danvers, eleven grandchildren, Brittni, Briana, Kenede, Karcin, Miles, Kyla, Chloe, Ryleigh, Tarah, Camryn and Keely. He is also survived by his siblings, Karen (Dennis) Gehrt of Champaign, Connie Roth and Bonnie Roth of Morton, Bill (Janet) Roth of Morton, and Dave (Tracie) Roth of Atlanta, GA. Ronnie was a graduate of Morton High School. He then served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War. After his time in the service he spent his next several years working for Caterpillar, Morton buildings, and R & K Construction. For the last forty years he has owned and operated Roth Construction and Rocki Mini Storage in Danvers. He was a member of Deer Creek American Legion, Danvers Lions Club and a former member of the Danvers Jaycees. He also served two consecutive terms as the mayor of Danvers from 2005-2013. Ronnie loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren and friends. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed trap shooting, hunting and going to tractor pulls as well as traveling the country. Memorial contributions may be made to American Brain Tumor Association.