John Roskovich Sr.

December 16, 1943 - February 9, 2021

12/16/1943 - 02/09/2021

John David Roskovich Sr., 77, of Bellaire passed away February 9, 2021, at East Ohio Regional Hospital.

John was born on December 16, 1943, to the late Joe and Sophia (Dudek) Roskovich.

John was a Christian by faith, a retired coal miner, a member of AA, and a jack of all trades – fixing cars, woodworking and even performing in two different bands, the Straight Shooter Band and the Buck and Wing Band.

In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Roskovich.

John is survived by his wife, Marlene Roskovich, his children; Shelly (John) Sochor of Bellaire, OH, John (Tammy) Roskovich Jr. of Bellaire, OH, John (Tiffany) Klayko of Belmont, OH, Melanie Roskovich of Bellaire, OH., 10 Grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

In accordance with John’s wishes, there will be no services at this time.

Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes – 441 37th Street, Bellaire OH 43906

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Paul and Ronda Gillespie
2 years ago

Marlene and Family ,Ronda and I send our love . Through my life it seems like the people people that meant so much to me, are the ones that I remember the very first time i recall laying eyes on them . I remember the very first time and place I ever laid eyes on this guy , and all the wonderful times we had . Ronda and I send you our love .

Sandy & Jim Sisson
2 years ago

Marlene I have a picture of John with the band and possibly one day I can find it in the memories photos of albums!!! and get it to you.

Jim and Sandy Sisson
2 years ago

Marlene so sorry to hear about the passing of John. We so remember John back in the Club 7 days in Powhatan Point. He played in the band off/on with Jim Sisson (my husband), Sonny Barnes, John Lipinski. And what fun we had. John would always go down to New Martinsville before the gig and get PJ’s Pizza. Have not seen John for years so sorry for your loss. Sandy & Jim Sisson

Bob Fialkowski
2 years ago

John,It is always difficult when we lose a parent,but the experiences that make memories last a lifetime.My prayers are with you

Mary and Sonny Berisford
2 years ago

Melanie and family so sorry for your loss .Prayers