age 71, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City, Missouri. He was born October 14, 1947 in Bonne Terre, Missouri the son of Betty Jane (nee Sitzes) Roux of Bonne Terre, and the late Clinton Charles Roux.
Also surviving are his wife Janet (nee Trucks) Roux; a son Derek (Rebecca) Roux of Festus; grandchildren Henry, Mason, and Brody Roux all of Festus; brothers Darrell (Sheila) Roux of Bonne Terre, and Carl (Kathy) Roux of Papillion, Nebraska; and sisters Charlotte James of Nashville, Tennessee, and Sandra (Bruce) Blackwell of Papillion.
In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by siblings Randall Roux, Cynthia Roux, and infant Betty Jean Roux.
He was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam Era; a retired Registered Nurse from Jefferson Barracks Veterans Administration Hospital; and a member of First Baptist Church of Festus-Crystal City, VFW #3777, American Legion #253, Elks #1721, and a charter and life member of Twin Cities Amvets #171 where he served as provost marshal.
Visitation 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral services 10:00 A.M. Monday, November 5, 2018 at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Randy Murphy of Bonne Terre. Interment with full military honors in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials in his memory are preferred to St. Jude Children's Hospital.