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John Lindsay Roush

July 30, 1965 — January 23, 2023

John Lindsay Roush age 57 of Fairfield, passed away January 23, 2023, at Jefferson County Health Center.

Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Behner Funeral Home & Crematory.

There will be a private celebration of life at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family and sent to Cindy Roush, 2147 257th St., Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

John was born July 30, 1965, to Melvin Louis and Betty Darlene (Greiner) Roush Jr. He was married to Christy Ann Fritts and they had two children together. They later divorced. On March 29, 2016, he married Cindy Sue Lyons.

John lived all his life in the Fairfield area, he graduated from Fairfield High School Class of 1983. He worked alongside his father and brothers at Roush Tree Service. He was on the fire department in Libertyville and worked for the ambulance service in Fairfield as a medic and driver. After his father and brothers passed, he and Cindy continued running Roush Tree Service. John did not know how to rest. He was always looking for a project or work to be done. His hobbies and interests were racing when he was younger and he could usually be found working at the shop or relaxing at the pond fondly known as "Bolt's Hideaway". John would do anything for anybody, his favorite thing to do was spending time with family and his granddaughter “Sweet Pea". He will definitely be missed by many.

John will be missed by his wife, Cindy; children, Adam John Roush and Courtney Jane Roush; granddaughter, Adrian Jade Roush “Sweet Pea; step daughter, Haliegh (Gabby) Hanshaw; niece and nephew, April (Ken) Kleehammer and Michael (Jessica) Roush; great nephew, Milo Roush; his birthday buddy, Mikey; his mother in-law, Karen Lyons; Brother in laws; Mike (Dorrie) Lyons, Darrin (Michelle) Lyons; sister-in-law, Shelley (Bob) Brown; and many more extended family and friends.

John was preceded by his parents, Melvin Louis and Betty Darlene Roush Jr.; and brothers, Marvin LeRoy and Melvin LaVern Roush; and his dog "Bolt".

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Thursday, January 26, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

203 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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