Robert Eugene “Bob” Roach

July 18, 1940 - February 27, 2012
Robert Eugene “Bob” Roach

Mr. Robert Eugene “Bob” Roach, 71, of Leland, passed away Monday, February 27, 2012.
The son of the late Clarence E. and Gladys M. Roach, Bob grew up in Michigan before coming to North Carolina.

He was a former logger and painter and retired as a security guard. His love of the great outdoors led him to his passion for hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Ruth Elizabeth; daughter, Vanessa Roach and Richard Blakely of Leland; son, Clarence E. Roach and Skye Roland of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Stacy, Ricky Jr, and Tiffany; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Sharon, Jeannie, Shy and Roseanne all of Michigan and Lovey of Colorado.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation – Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC. Officating will be Rev. Jim Newkirk.
He will be truly missed and never forgotten.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, 28451. 910.383.3511


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  • October 12, 2014
    Cheryl Billings says:
    My deepest sympathy to your family for your loss. (Jeff Billings' sister)

  • March 02, 2012
    kim & Terry says:
    Bob, will be greatly missed. He was a great neighbor and friend. and boy did we love his great sense of humor. Thanks for many years of laughs and all the tomatoes and cucumbers we could eat. We love you Bob~ but we know you are in a better place. Much love to the family. The Blakes

  • February 29, 2012
    Junie and Bernice Hjll says:
    We loved Bob, He will be missed. God bless his Family in this time of grief.