Date Created: 11/29/2014
Last Updated: 11/29/2014

In loving memory of David Roten, Jr
3/21/1980 - 11/27/2014

Location: Denver, Colorado

Visits: 18,838

This memorial was created in honor of David Bartlett Roten, Jr of Denver, Colorado. David was born on March 21, 1980 in Memphis and passed on November 27, 2014. David was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all friends and family.

David served in the United States Army as a decorated Special Forces Weapons Sergeant. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, among others. Since his honorable discharge in 2010, David has been supporting the U.S. Government in austere environments. He was killed in action on November 27th in hostile territory supporting the U.S. Government.

 
 
 
 

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By: Heather Irby Wednesday, December 03, 2014
David was my neighbor in Ellenwood. During a slumber party, a bunch of us giggly girls, rolled his house in the middle of the night because we all thought he was so cute! We also had math together in Ms. Henderson's... View Entire Memory
By: Christy Roten Monday, December 01, 2014
There's no way to just add a memory, so many of my childhood memories involve you and I can't believe you won't be here to make more with us. I will cherish all of our times together and miss you forever. Until we meet... View Entire Memory
 
 

 
 

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By: Beverly Brown Thursday, January 15, 2015
The only way that I know David is through my son, Marcus who had the pleasure of knowing him and serving with him. When I heard about Marcus loosing him friend I grieved as if I had lost mine.I just wanted you to know... View Entire Tribute
By: Perrie Fishback Thursday, December 04, 2014
In the brief time I had getting to know Dave I was immediately impressed by who he was. He was one of the most genuine people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting, he had a true passion for life and adventure. He... View Entire Tribute
By: Gary Auslam Wednesday, December 03, 2014
I only spent 4 days with Dave a little over a year ago at a wedding but he left a lasting positive impression, by the second day together it was no longer a handshake greeting but a big bear hug! His character was... View Entire Tribute
 
 

 
 

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By: Cheri' G Friday, December 02, 2016
My deepest sympathies to your family. I didn't know David, but I appreciate his desire to make our world a better place. When troublesome times such as these arise, I myself have found comfort in the Bible's hope for... View Entire Condolence
By: Susan Scheuer Thursday, December 04, 2014
I am not acquainted with the family of David Roten Jr., but I want to express my heartfelt condolences to both family and friends of this awesome young man who gave his life to help others going through the ravages of... View Entire Condolence
By: Matt Dickinson Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Dave was one of those spirits that lit up a room the second he walked into it with his genuine excitement and sharp humour. He was a founding member of Maderas Village, believing in us from the beginning and always... View Entire Condolence
 
 

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