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