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Jay B. "Byrd" Roof

September 26, 1987 ~ October 6, 2023 (age 36) 36 Years Old

Jay B. "Byrd" Roof Obituary

Jay B. “Byrd” Roof, age 36, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Friday, October 6, 2023. Byrd was born September 26, 1987, the son of Barney Roof and Rhonda Carroll of Dayton.

Byrd worked as a self-employed carpenter and he enjoyed drawing, building, working on cars, and embracing the freedom that it brought.

Preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Nancy Wilbanks; maternal grandfather, William Chambers. Byrd is survived by his father, Barney Roof; mother, Rhonda Carroll; children, Jaylynn, and Leila; siblings, Bryan “Bub” Carroll, Allison Chandler, Mackenzie Pitman, Lyanna and Shain and their mother Tammy Pitman; niece, Gemma; nephews, Jayce, Lucas, and Levi; special friends, Kristen Rimi, and Ashley Sextro; as well as extended family.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, October 14, 2023, at the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, 45324. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until the time of service. 

Contributions are not expected; however, if one would like to give, please consider doing so electronically, in person or by mail.

If digitally, please use the following ZELLE link at

using the following email and by selecting the dollar amount you would like to give.

If in person, please visit any local Chase National Bank. Referencing Barney Roof, Pin# 0577

By Mail—
Chase National Bank
P.O. Box 6185
Westerville, OH 43086
Referencing Barney Roof, Pin# 0577

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October 14, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Belton-Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Funeral Service
October 14, 2023

1:00 PM
Belton-Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Fairborn, OH 45324



Jay B. "Byrd" Roof Memorial Fund


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