January 20, 1943 – September 23, 2019
Roy Lee Roach, 76, of Mint Hill, NC, passed away Monday, the 23rd of September 2019 at his residence.
Roy was born on the 20th of January 1943 in Hiawassee, Georgia to the late Margaret Elizabeth Roach. He was a driver for Southeastern Freight Lines for thirty years. After his retirement, he started his own lawn care service and took great pride in his work and really enjoyed the relationships he developed through the business. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Indian Trail.
The Roach family will greet friends from 11:00 AM until 12 Noon on Saturday, the 28th of September 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Indian Trail, 732 Indian Trail Fairview Road, Indian Trail, NC. A service to celebrate his life will be held at Noon in the sanctuary with The Reverend Danny Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Weddington, NC. Bearing the casket of Mr. Roach will be Whitey Stevens, Parrish Parker, Jerry Rowe, Israel Grigg, Ed Underwood, Jeff Gibson, and Paul Hill.
He is survived by his three daughters, Terry R. Perault and Rick Pruitte of Landis, NC; Lisa R. Funderburk and Brian Funderburk of Heath Springs, SC and Misty D. Owen and Kevin Owen of Stanfield, NC; the mother of his children, Brenda B. Roach of Matthews, NC; three grandchildren: Alan R. Arrington of Matthews, NC; Christopher L. Claud of Fort Mill, SC and Danny L. Funderburk of Heath Springs, SC and one sister, Sandra Jamison of Mint Hill, NC and three great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret Elizabeth McManus, and stepfather, John McManus.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or the American Cancer Society.
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