Chester Roush

July 23, 1918October 13, 2013

Chester Roush was born on July 23, 1918 and passed away on October 13, 2013


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Greg Glander

January 25, 2014

A Kettering Icon. The Roush name will never leave my memory.

Sandy Henderson

December 17, 2013

Dear John and Jeanie -- I'm so sorry for your loss. Your dad was an extraordinary human being, terrific inspiration and played a truly key role in my Spiritual Journey. I often think fondly of your entire family.

Wishing you Love and Wellness,
Sandy Stimmel Henderson
Fairmont West '68 and
Christ United Methodist Church

Alan Rogers

November 26, 2013

Jeanne: My condolences for the loss of your father. The school system that he shaped definitely influenced my life. What a legacy he leaves behind.

COL(ret) Alan D. Rogers F.W."65"

Jackie Osborn Paguirigan

November 25, 2013

Thinking of you Jean and sending prayers for a speedy recovery. You were blessed with wonderful, caring, and loving parents. I was fortunate to know both of them. Your mom was my first Girl Scout leader and a role model to emulate. Your dad was shared by so many. He was loved for all that he did for children and will be remembered by all who knew him. May you and your family feel the love of many in the coming days.

Maryanne Aikman

November 1, 2013

Chet was a delight to know and care for. I am honored to have been one of his nurses. Bless all who love him and sincere wishes and prayers for all who loved him to be at peace.

October 31, 2013

So sorry for your loss, Sincerely, Linda (Oxley) Cutlip

Janice Thompson

October 27, 2013

Chet Roush was truly a great educator and a loving man. I came to Kettering in 1967, after teaching in another district for a year. I was thrilled to be in a school system where children and their education came first, and teachers were treated with the utmost of respect. In Kettering there was an atmosphere that rewarded creative thinking and teaching, and when I witnessed it, I knew that I had found my true home. I soon learned why Kettering was so different from other school systems. It was because this great man, Chet Roush, had the vision of what he felt a school system should be, and he had the leadership ability to bring the best out of all the people who worked in Kettering. He was a gentleman and a role model for all, and he will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know him. What a wonderful gift of his life that he gave to the Kettering community.

Dale Schell

October 26, 2013

Mr. Roush and my father were the two gentlemen who influenced me throughout my business and personal life. It was a privilege to be a team member of Coach Roush's Fairmont 1949 Miami Valley Championship football team. I have never forgotten the many lessons he taught me, and it has been an honor to have this man of extraordinary integrity be a part of my life.

Sondra Colburn

October 22, 2013

I am a retired teacher from the Kettering School system, and feel fortunate that I had the opportunity to know such a wonderful man. I was always amazed at how he could remember my name and made me feel that I was not just another teacher. He was amazing and will be missed by so many.

Benny& Pam Stokes

October 21, 2013

Steve Maltby called me the other and told me about you dad. My condolences to you Jeanie and John. Your dad was a great man and will be missed by everyone. Remember if you or John need anything please give me a call.