Carl Thomas Roe

November 24, 1936 ~ June 5, 2018 (age 81)

Carl Thomas Roe, 81, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. He was born November 24, 1936 in Toledo. A kind and loving soul left us for a long awaited reunion with his mother Lillian (Herlein) Roe and father Herman Roe.


Carl married the love of his life Delores Ann (Fahringer) Roe on December 28, 1957. He was blessed with four children: Thomas (Deb), Sandi (Kevin) Thomas, Connie (Matt) Cornett and Randy. As much as he loved his children the true light of his life were his grandchildren: Tamra Roe, Rebecca (Corey) Abbott, Cindy (Michael) Zeiler, Amanda (Will) Cook, Stacey (Kyle) Babka, Kelley McClung, Alicia Freeman and Michael Jester. They gifted him with twelve great-grandchildren. With open arms and open heart he was an honorary father and grandfather to; Cyrus Fahringer, Tony Miller, Cheryl DeShetler, Charlie Miller, Robin (Terry) Chio, Theresa Wilson, Sherri Cornett and Jessicka and Tatumn Riddle.


Carl was retired from Libby Owens Ford, Lake Schools Bus Driving and Riverside Hospital. He loved playing the lottery, euchre, winter trips to Florida and any event that involved one of his grandchildren.


Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S. Wynn Rd in Oregon on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 2-7 p.m. The family asks that guests to his visitation wear team gear of his beloved Detroit Tigers. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at St. John’s UCC, 1213 Washington St., Genoa, OH, 43430. Burial will follow at Lake Twp. Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the St. John’s music fund.

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