Thomas Roettker, 83, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Westerville, OH. Thomas was born on December 9, 1933 in Cincinnati, OH.
Thomas is preceded in death by his father, Frank Roettker; mother, Daisy Garrad; son, Timothy Roettker.
He is survived by his daughters, Laurie Caudill and Lisa (Eugene) Pelino; daughter-in-law, Adrianne Roettker; grandchildren, Christopher Roettker, Julia Heitzenrater, Samantha Caudill, Gina Gabriel, Vince Pelino, Maria Pelino, Anthony Pelino, Dilynn Roettker, Anna Pelino, Dory Roettker, Carina Pelino, Dominic Pelino, Sara Pelino, Angelo Pelino, Dexter Roettker and Alisa Pelino; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Thomas was a member of Xenos Christian Fellowship Church and Home Group. He will be remembered for faithfully sharing his ministry of daily Bible verse messages with over 100 people. Thomas was also a avid bowler having competed on the professional level and owning his own lanes in Belpre, OH. He was a knowledgeable and passionate fisherman who enjoyed sharing his love of the sport with his family.
Thomas was gentle, patient, wise and good at everything. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and faithful companion, Jacques.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 12pm at Sharon Woods Metro Park.
Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory, Columbus Northeast Chapel, 3047 East Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43231 is assisting the family.